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Delivering IT Training to Those in Need

Earning IT certifications can help individuals do their jobs more effectively and keep IT operations running smoothly. While this may be a great value-add for some, for others it can actually be life changing!  SkillSoft customer CompTIA helps individuals at risk of falling below the poverty line—as well as candidates under-represented in the IT industry such as minorities, women, veterans and displaced workers—to prepare for, secure, and succeed in IT careers by offering  free IT certification training.Read more

Lending a Hand with Learning

Timothy Burford, a once homeless Iraqi war veteran, tells his inspiring story of overcoming obstacles to secure a job in IT. Burford earned several IT certifications through the Creating IT Futures Foundation, a non-profit that helps individuals at risk of falling below the poverty line prepare for careers in the IT field.Read more