Veterans Are You Considering a Career in IT? HOH & Skillsoft Can Help!
Could IT skills be any more relevant in today’s world?
An emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, more everyday items becoming connected to the internet and the continued demand for mobile computing all translate to great career opportunities for transitioning service members that are interested in developing IT skills.
Employment in computer and IT occupations is projected to grow 12 percent through 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, adding about 488,500 new jobs.
The pay isn’t too shabby, either. The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $81,430 in May 2015, according to the BLS.
Hire Our Heroes and Skillsoft have teamed up to give 100,000 veterans access to 450+ channels of course-ware and videos, with a large selection of their resources focusing on IT materials. Here’s the lineup for the most popular courses learners are using right now:
IT Software Networking
Security Core Concepts
Data Science Core Concepts
IT Hardware Technician
IT Software Technician
MCSA: Windows 10
The Skillsoft content library also provides a “go-to” hub for veterans preparing for over 100-different business and IT certifications. Participants will also be able to gain essential skills, including project management, cyber-security, understanding of emerging technologies and digital skills, among many others.
Read the full Skillsoft & HOH Press Release here
Veterans register for access to Skillsoft here
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