August Tech Bytes

Industry News

All that glitters is not Silicon Valley

Looking to jump start your career in high technology? You are probably thinking: check the online job site listings, jump on a plane, and head straight to Silicon Valley, the epicenter of all that is hip in tech.  Click here for full story

Want to Revive U.S. Manufacturing? Walmart has Some Suggestions

Revitalizing American manufacturing has been a hot topic for some time... Walmart’s road map includes ten “policy levers” to address the major barriers to U.S. manufacturing growth. Click here for details

Education

3 Good Reasons Why Distance Education Might Be Your Best Option for Technical Training

3 Good Reasons Why Distance Education Might Be Your Best Option for Technical Training

There are unique advantages to studying by distance education, specifically to get technical training that you need to move into a new job or to qualify for that big promotion. Click here for details

Get workers ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Innovation can be disruptive. History shows us that, in the face of major disruption, the winners embrace change and adapt. Just look at the impact that personal computers have had on the workplace. Click here for details 

Student Success Story

PLC GraduateName: Patrick Gagnon
Program: PLC and PLC Technician II Graduate

Patrick Gagnon is currently working in the military as an Avionics and Electrical Technician. He decided to take both the PLC and PLC Technician II programs to refresh his existing skills but also gain more experience with the technology. Planning for his life after he leaves the military, Patrick is ‘sure the online programs will help [him] find new employment elsewhere.

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