5 Reasons to Learn Salesforce Skills

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 … Read More

Land one of the 3.3 million new jobs being created by the growth of Salesforce

Salesforce Jobs

Land one of the 3.3 million new jobs being created by the growth of Salesforce Have you heard of Salesforce? It’s kind of a big deal. In fact, it’s the fourth largest Software company in the world! But, unlike Apple, Google, and other tech companies, Salesforce flies under the radar for many people. That’s because their software is used by … Read More

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

Salesforce Training

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 … Read More

You (yes, YOU) can learn to code

Learn to code

You (yes, YOU) can learn to code Coding skills are always useful. And even knowing the basics can give your resume a major boost. So this week’s list offers FREE tools to help you learn to code. You might find that it’s easier than you think! Free online classes to learn to coding CodeAcademy edX Udemy Khan Academy Free CodeCamp … Read More

Land a great tech job with clicks instead of code

Land a great tech job with clicks not code

Land a great tech job with clicks instead of code When you think of a typical tech job, do you think of screens full of code? Coding is definitely a hot career field. But, these days, many tech pros work with clicks not code. These folks don’t have to build software programs from scratch. They just need to know how they … Read More

What is IoT?

What is IoT?

What is IoT? It’s not a dumb question… what is IoT, anyway?  IoT stands for the “Internet of Things,” and it’s a term used to describe the many physical devices that are now connected to the internet. You’ve probably heard a lot of buzz about smart devices… a refrigerator that alerts you when you’re out of milk?! Whoa. But do you know … Read More

WV Forward: Employers Need Tech Workers

Patrick Farrell: Employers Need Tech Workers

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 … Read More

Understanding Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Understanding artificial intelligence and machine learning

Ready to start building your tech career? Eager to build your tech career (or side hustle) but not sure where to start? Our weekly roundup of free and low-cost resources will help you grow your technical skills a little each week. This week’s edition is all about artificial intelligence and machine learning. Still think of a dystopian science fiction movie when … Read More

Friday 5: Building Your Tech Career

Build your tech career

Ready to start building your tech career? Eager to build your tech career (or side hustle) but not sure where to start? Our weekly roundup of free and low-cost resources will help you grow your technical skills a little each week. Article: The 6 Best Programming Languages to Learn Right Now Video: Who Does What in the Tech Industry? Mobile … Read More

CentralApp graduates six from tech career training program

CentralApp Tech Careers

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 … Read More