CompTIA Blog

  • Setting SMART Goals: Finding New Ways to Implement a Popular Mnemonic

    Jun 24, 2014, 16:59 PM by Natalie Hope McDonald
    Goal-setting is important to running a successful business, but without specifics can seem like an exercise in futility. The SMART system, often used in project management, is a simple, systematic and effective approach to goal-setting.
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  • Write in Specifics to Get Your Resume Read, Not Just Scanned

    May 19, 2014, 21:12 PM by Patricia Martin
    A well-formatted, easy-to-read resume is critical to attract and grab the reader’s attention. In this article, Patricia Martin, business development manager, walks through her recommendations to get your resume not just scanned, but noticed.
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  • How to Ace The Job Interview

    Jun 26, 2012, 19:00 PM by Janet Pinkerton
    If you really want that job, you have to prep thoroughly to nail the interview. Here's how.
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  • Fake It Til You Make It

    Apr 11, 2012, 17:12 PM by Lisa Fasold
    Yes, your organization has or should have a branding plan for itself, but do you, personally, have a branding plan for you and your career?
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  • 6 Tips for Security Clearance Applications

    Feb 27, 2012, 15:00 PM by Janet Pinkerton
    Getting security clearance—to gain confidential, secret or top secret levels of information access—can be an arduous process, but here are tips from
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  • Skills and Workforce Budgets Are Cut but Survive

    Apr 18, 2011, 13:00 PM by Elizabeth Hyman
    The CompTIA mission is to advance the global IT industry. A cornerstone of that mission is to support a national network for career training and education. Tomorrow’s IT entrepreneurs may be today’s student or dislocated worker that needs access to training and knowledge. Hence our deep engagement and support for federal, state and local programs that meet these objectives.On April 15th the President signed into law H.R. 1473, the long-term continuing resolution that will fund the federal govern ...
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  • 2018: Flying Cars, the IT Workforce and You

    Mar 5, 2010, 21:33 PM by Tim Herbert
    Just about every water cooler discussion I’ve ever been a part of on the future of technology inevitably leads to mention of flying cars and/or robots. People can’t seem to resist criticizing the state of technology for not providing certain innovations that were “promised” years ago, or dreaming about a futuristic world where helper robots free us from the doldrums of work and flying cars free us from the annoyances of traffic. It wasn’t long ago when a discussion of the “future” would mean a d ...
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