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5 Reasons to Learn Salesforce Skills

In Building your Salesforce career, Friday 5: Build Your Tech Career, News, Tech Learningby Jessica Vodden

If you’ve been on our blog before, you’ve probably seen us mention Salesforce. Salesforce skills are incredibly valuable. In fact, the West Virginia Department of Education now offers classes to help adults learn Salesforce as part of an effort to prepare our state’s workforce for the new economy. If you’re on the fence about whether investing time and money into Salesforce …

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New Salesforce Training Classes Starting in West Virginia on October 1!

In Building your Salesforce career, News, Salesforce Best Practices, Tech Learningby Jessica Vodden

New Salesforce training classes are starting in West Virginia on October 1! Are you ready to relaunch your career? Get the skills you need to join the growing tech industry. We are excited to partner with West Virginia’s Career and Tech Centers to launch new Salesforce training classes this fall! These classes will teach you the skills you need to …

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WV Forward: Employers Need Tech Workers

In News, News stories, Tech Learningby Jessica Vodden

West Virginia employers report that they need more tech workers according to WV Forward’s McKinsey & Company report. So how can West Virginia produce Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) grads who can step into those jobs? Exciting steps are being taken to close the gap on this in-demand skill set. By pairing West Virginia’s top-notch work ethic and the right …

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CentralApp graduates six from tech career training program

In Building your Salesforce career, News, News releasesby Jessica Vodden

West Virginia Department of Education launching additional classes across the state this fall Six students recently completed the CentralApp tech career training program, a rigorous apprenticeship designed to help people from coal-mining communities transition to high-tech jobs. The free eight-month program helped participants learn the skills needed to work on the Salesforce platform, a software program powering businesses around the …

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Participants in CentralApp program earn in-demand certification

In Newsby Jessica Vodden

HUNTINGTON, W.VA. – For Beth Fanning Taylor, a mother and wife living in Raleigh County, the holidays were busier than usual. “I was wrapping presents while watching lectures online… I carried my laptop with me pretty much everywhere” Beth said. “It was all worth it, though, when I passed my certification test.” Beth is one of seven individuals from throughout …

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Herald-Dispatch: CentralApp launches job training program

In News, News storiesby Jessica Vodden

HUNTINGTON – CentralApp, a West Virginia-based company, is offering job-seekers throughout southern West Virginia the chance to learn high-tech skills – and get paid while doing it. CentralApp says it’s looking for candidates for apprenticeships that will teach participants to develop applications within Salesforce, a digital global business platform. The eight-month career training program will allow workers to develop computer …

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Register-Herald: CentralApp launches ‘learn to earn’ job training program

In News, News storiesby Jessica Vodden

CentralApp, a West Virginia-based company, is offering job-seekers throughout southern West Virginia the chance to learn high-tech skills — and get paid while doing it. CentralApp is looking for candidates for apprenticeships that will teach participants to develop applications within Salesforce, a global business platform. The eight-month career training program will allow workers to develop computer coding skills and earn …

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MetroNews: Startup company believes area residents can fill high tech jobs

In News, News storiesby Jessica Vodden

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A start-up company is looking for residents in the region who would be interested in becoming an apprentice to learn the coding language of a large software company. CentralApp, based in Huntington, has already trained eight eastern Kentucky residents and is now focusing its efforts on West Virginia, CentralApp Chief Creative Officer Jessica Kennedy said. “We’re training people specifically …