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Nine High-Growth Careers That Value Military Skills
If you’ve had a difficult time transitioning from active duty to the civilian workforce, you’re not alone. It often seems that military skills don't easily translate to a civilian résumé, and it can be tricky to demonstrate to employers how your military skills can add value to their workplace. However, in the current job climate, you can find many high-growth career opportunities where that’s not a problem. From cybersecurity to compliance managers, here are nine in-demand jobs where your military skills are valued. Read on to find out how to qualify for each.
Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2018
2018 is nearly in the rearview mirror and it has been another great year at New Horizons. In 2018 we delivered over 12,000 classes to students in all formats, including: Private Group Training, Instructor Led Training (ILT), and Online LIVE classes (OLL).
New Horizons Selected as a Training Industry Top 20 Training Company
For the 11th year in a row New Horizons Computer Learning Centers has been named a Top 20 IT Training Company by TrainingIndustry.com. Training Industry is the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders. They prepare the Training Industry Top 20 and Training Industry Watch List reports on critical sectors of the training marketplace to better inform professionals about the best and most innovative providers of training services and technologies. New Horizons is proud to once again be recognized as a Top 20 IT Training Company by Training Industry.
Veteran Success Story: Shane Berry
Shane Berry is a member of the Michigan Army National Guard 25Q and a recent student with New Horizons. Shane had a passion for technology before joining the military and that passion continued while he served, working as a Communications MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) in the Army. New Horizons was recommended by another soldier in Shane’s unit. Shane soon reached out to investigate his options.
Transitioning to ITIL 4
ITIL 4, the latest version of the world’s most popular ITSM framework, is scheduled to be released in Q1 of 2019. The ITIL 4 Foundation exam will be available on February 28th, 2019. The new ITIL update will focus on integrating ITIL guidance with best practices from the worlds of DevOps, Agile, and Lean. ITIL 4 is being developed by a team of more than 150 industry experts, contributors and writers, along with a new ITIL Development Group consisting of more than 2000 members representing many of the largest organizations in the world.
How to Manage Junk Mail in Outlook 2016
It’s another day at the office and you’re still receiving email ads from a company that you’ve unsubscribed to numerous times. It’s time to add their address to the Blocked Senders List so Outlook can divert the incoming emails to your Junk Email folder. You also noticed that you’re not receiving emails from a business associate and you want to add the email to the Safe Senders List.
Martin Del Rio is a new Veteran Career Specialist with New Horizons. Martin is a proud veteran himself who recently served as the Chicagoland and Indiana State Army Wounded Warrior Advocate with the Armed Forces Services Corporation in partnership with the Department of Defense from 2015 to 2018.
Introduction to Microsoft Azure Role-Based Certifications
This past September at their Ignite conference, Microsoft announced their new role-based certifications for Azure. This new model alters the Microsoft certification landscape dramatically by moving the focus from the product to the actual tasks that IT professionals perform. Microsoft sees the role-based certification model as a better way to keep pace with today’s business requirements and a better way to strengthen your IT career. Let’s talk about what’s new and what the new certifications look like.
Course Focus: CNS-420 Citrix Networking Assessment, Design, and Advanced Configuration
Summer 2018 brought the release of the newest Citrix certification, the Citrix Certified Expert-Networking. A key step in preparing for this top-tier certification is the new Citrix course CNS-420: Citrix Networking Assessment, Design, and Advanced Configuration. We're very happy to see Citrix introduce a comparable certification stack to their flagship Virtualization product line. Better yet, this new CNS-420 course looks to fill in the gaps in the curriculum that will prove to be extremely valuable for the Networking professional.
Infographic: The Benefits of Blockchain
Blockchains are proving to be key in a world where everything is moving to a digital platform. From improving processes where people need to access, verify, send or store information securely, this system of organizing and storing information ensures several benefits. Download our infographic for a closer look at the advantages of blockchain.