It Pays to Be Certified           Jim Hamilton           VP, Member Communities           CompTIA
IT is Everywhere
IT Offers  • Above average wages  • A career for life  • Work with the latest technology  • Worldwide opportunities  • A c...
450,000+ Tech Job Openings  Top Job Openings:  1. Graphic Designer  2. Business Analyst  3. Technical writer  4. Program M...
450,000+ Tech Job Openings  Top Job Openings:  6. Software Engineer  7. Manufacturing Engineer  8. Electrical Engineer  9....
How Do You Get Started  1. Technical skills can be learned.  2. Most entry-level IT jobs need basic     IT knowledge combi...
How Do You Get Started  3. Get training:    •   Colleges courses which include industry-        recognized certifications ...
Certification Means More MoneyAn IT pros earning potential increases withcertification.Most IT pros gain a 9% average sala...
Certification Paves the Way to a Job 8 in 10 HR professionals think IT certifications will grow in usefulness and importan...
Certify your Skills
Certify to a Better Career Path
Company-Level Credentials  Learn Best Practices through:  • Intense Channel Training  • Business Foundational Courses  • Q...
CompTIA Channel Training
Authorized Service Center
CompTIA Trustmarks• Stand Out from the Crowd• Improve Your Business
Jim HamiltonVP, Member CommunitiesCompTIAjhamilton@comptia.org
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How Credentials Improve Your Business

  1. 1. It Pays to Be Certified Jim Hamilton VP, Member Communities CompTIA
  2. 2. IT is Everywhere
  3. 3. IT Offers • Above average wages • A career for life • Work with the latest technology • Worldwide opportunities • A career integral to the future
  4. 4. 450,000+ Tech Job Openings Top Job Openings: 1. Graphic Designer 2. Business Analyst 3. Technical writer 4. Program Manager 5. Data Analyst
  5. 5. 450,000+ Tech Job Openings Top Job Openings: 6. Software Engineer 7. Manufacturing Engineer 8. Electrical Engineer 9. Systems Admin 10.Network Engineer
  6. 6. How Do You Get Started 1. Technical skills can be learned. 2. Most entry-level IT jobs need basic IT knowledge combined with enthusiasm.
  7. 7. How Do You Get Started 3. Get training: • Colleges courses which include industry- recognized certifications • Courses run by local IT training providers • Online training • Self-study 4. CompTIA certification website: http://certification.comptia.org
  8. 8. Certification Means More MoneyAn IT pros earning potential increases withcertification.Most IT pros gain a 9% average salary increaseimmediately following certification, and a 29%increase over the long-term.
  9. 9. Certification Paves the Way to a Job 8 in 10 HR professionals think IT certifications will grow in usefulness and importance over the next two years.
  10. 10. Certify your Skills
  11. 11. Certify to a Better Career Path
  12. 12. Company-Level Credentials Learn Best Practices through: • Intense Channel Training • Business Foundational Courses • Quick Start Programs
  13. 13. CompTIA Channel Training
  14. 14. Authorized Service Center
  15. 15. CompTIA Trustmarks• Stand Out from the Crowd• Improve Your Business
  16. 16. Jim HamiltonVP, Member CommunitiesCompTIAjhamilton@comptia.org

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