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Tech Jobs Snapshot – November

What technology jobs are in demand? Who’s hiring? What skills do you need to be successful? Check out the monthly tech jobs snapshot. View the text version here.    

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Why Diversity and Inclusion are Critical to Your Organization’s Success

Organizations that actively promote and attain diversity and inclusion in the workplace are simultaneously creating brand value that reflects the values of the community, employees, potential hires, and customers. And let’s not forget about shareholders who are quite aware of the copious research that shows the financial value that diversity and inclusion creates. Mckinsey & […]

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Digital Badges Are Increasingly Valued by Industry and Employers

A profound shift has taken place in the way employers view a potential new hire’s education and qualifications. That change is described by Ryan Craig, author and managing director of University Ventures—an education-focused venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs and institutions—as “a shift from degree-based hiring to competency-based hiring.” This change is evident in […]

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Tech Jobs Snapshot – October

What technology jobs are in demand? Who’s hiring? What skills do you need to be successful? Check out the monthly tech jobs snapshot. View the text version here.

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New IT Program Guide available now

The Information Technology Program Guide has now been updated for the 2022-2023 school year. Search for certificates, associate degrees, and bachelor degrees by college in areas including software and app development, cybersecurity, cloud computing, help desk and IT support, web design, and more. To start your career path in information technology, visit the college’s website […]

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WTIA Cloud Computing Skills Demand Analysis

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) has commissioned a report to provide a detailed, data-rich assessment of the key skills, expertise, and experience in the highest demand for cloud computing occupations in Washington state with a particular focus on entry-level career opportunities. Existing data sources on occupational demand do not adequately represent or illustrate the […]

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Center of Excellence Impact Report

Washington State’s 12 Centers of Excellence serve as statewide liaisons to business, industry, labor and the education system, providing support for economic and workforce development. Hosted by community colleges throughout Washington’s statewide system, each Center works closely with one of the state’s major industry sectors to build a talented workforce, facilitate meaningful partnerships with community […]

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2022 IT Summit Recap

Information technology faculty, career services staff, and administrators from across Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges attended the 2022 virtual IT Summit on Friday, May 20th. We heard from IT industry experts from a number of sectors about the changing landscape of hiring and new opportunities for community and technical college students and graduates. A […]