Moving “Troops to Tech” is the goal of one new careers site, linking military veterans with IT careers.
It was made by a trade association called CompTIA and includes information for veterans on how to get IT certifications at community colleges and private training providers, as well as for employers on how to get on a “registry.” The registry, whose current participants are listed, allows employers access to these veteran job-seekers, and gives them exposure as a company that prioritizes veteran hiring.
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CompTIA bills itself as “the world’s largest provider of vendor-neutral certifications for IT professionals” in areas such as networking, security, Linux, health IT, and cloud computing.