When considering the saying "There's no school like the old school," it's worth recalling that the apprenticeship system has been around since the 12th century. Can apprenticeships fast-track workers to open IT jobs?
Ed Tittel investigates the makeup and mission of the IT Certification Council, which has more than 50 IT technology, training, and certification design/delivery companies among its ranks, including a surprising number of 800-pound gorillas.
After watching thousands of students crowd into their college dorms in Boston over the weekend, Ed Tittel ponders the importance of mandating basic IT and computer fluency as a standard element of college curricula.
For those entering the IT industry, whether as career switchers or first-time workforce participants, there are some well-worn paths to follow. It only makes sense to follow where others have gone before.
Until August 13, Mashable is offering "lifetime" access to a training bundle that covers no fewer than 13 CompTIA certification training courses. And you won't believe your eyes when you see how much it costs.