For the last five and a half years I worked as an Integrated Health Specialist, which is like a social worker. Back at the end of January, I found a coding book at Aldi that used Berkeley’s drag and drop coding system SNAP! I enjoyed learning to use that program and wanted to learn how to write the actual code, not just drag and drop code.
I am a Marine Corps combat veteran originally from Kansas City. I moved to St Louis almost 9 years ago and it has slowly, but surely, felt like home. I spent the past 10+ years in various roles in the foodservice and hospitality industry, most recently as General Manager of an iconic St. Louis pub.
Heidi Hintenach is the Help Desk Manager for Dialectic Engineering and a Platoon Sergeant for 135th Signal Company. She grew up in the panhandle of Oklahoma. Heidi began her IT journey back in 2007 when she enlisted in the US Army as a Signal Support Specialist. Her and her family reside in Lees Summit, MO.
Technology is rapidly progressing and with it the technical skills and knowledge required to successfully step into an I.T. career become ever-changing. With this progression, do education institutions have the ability to successfully stay on pace with technological advancement?
I grew up in St. Joseph, MO where I attended Missouri Western State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. While attending school, I worked part-time at the local casino as a table games dealer. After graduating, I continued working in the casino industry in various, different roles and departments including accounting, surveillance management and now internal audit. I’ve been married for the past 16 years to my wife Adrian and I have two young, beautiful daughters: Bailey (age 10) and Parker (age 8).
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The New CCNA: Your Guide on the New CCNA Certification Exam
Are you ready to launch your career as an IT professional? If so, good news! Cisco has redesigned the CCNA certification to prepare professionals for associate-level IT jobs. The new CCNA cert (which is scheduled to go live in February 2020) will validate a broad range of knowledge and skills, covering topics from networking and security fundamentals to automation and programmability.
I’m married with 2 great kids. I grew up playing sports and went to Lindenwood University on a baseball scholarship. I graduated with a degree in Athletic Training and then took a position as a restaurant manager. After being a restaurant manager for the last 9 years, I finally feel like I have found the right career in Web Development. It was a tough decision to make but I feel coding will offer me the satisfaction and opportunity that I have been looking for.
Centriq’s IT Career Program grads work for some really great companies. We asked Jay Chielens, IT Recruiter at TEKsystems, to tell us about his company and why they hire Centriq grads.
I was born and raised in Germany by my mother. At 16, I decided that I wanted to move to the United States for better opportunities. I joined the Air Force as a Security Forces member right out of High School. After my 4-year enlistment I was honorably discharged and started doing jobs as an Admin Assistant. I moved from Missouri to Wyoming to Massachusetts to Cali back to Missouri. I now live in Independence with my Husband and my cat Phelix.