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Last week I shared with you a Network World article citing 10 Reasons to be Optimistic about an IT career path. Well, new data points to more reasons for a positive outlook, this time specifically in Cloud Computing. As Ann Bednarz points out the category of "data processing, hosting and related services" hit a 15 year high in terms of new jobs creation. Overall 3,600 new jobs were created in ...

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Visual Learners Unite  As someone who is a visual learner to the extremes, arguably to a fault, "seeing" a concept is paramount for me to get a clear understanding. And as someone who spends lots of time on the Cisco Learning Network, I read many threads around the new certification refresh and how it relates to various certification paths. CCENT is now a prerequisite for many different ...

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International Women's Day has been celebrated every year, on March 8th, since 1911. I thought about what I could do here on the Cisco Learning Network in recognition of this day. Then I remembered some videos that I shot with Marketing Manager Dave Major at Cisco Live 2012. There were several women CCIEs that visited our booth over the course of those 4 days. I thought this interview was ...

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  I'm excited to listen-in on the seminar that we are hosting tomorrow morning (8 am Pacific). Our very own VIP, Paul Stewart, is going to be presenting. Paul has quite a list of Cisco Certifications to his name: CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, CCSP and CCIE Security. And having worked in IT for over 13 years, he's bound to have some great insights to share.   The title of the seminar is: "7 Keys ...

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Hopefully some of you have had a chance to read the various, ongoing blogs that we are posting here on the Cisco Learning Network.   I wanted to write a short shout-out to our "careers" blogger, Marcus Fan.   Marcus was recently recognized and awarded a spot in INE's Top 20 IT Career Blogs list. For over 2 years now, Marcus has been posting blogs consistently around the topics of IT ...

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Everywhere you go, you would hear people and news talking about the shift in economic dominance to Asia. There seems to be plentiful of opportunities in Asia. Would you consider working in China or other Asia countries? What are some of your concerns, such as languages, cultural differences, living standards, politics?   Check out this interesting story from a member who is doing a Cisco ...

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Changes in the market economy, like the tides, are volatile and influenced by many contributing and often strange forces.   We've looked at what pundits say about the impact of the current economic conditions on the job market—particularly for jobs in the IT arena—and the predications for what's coming. Frankly, though, assessments on the nature and timing of economic recovery ...

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Giving  Back

Posted by Carole Dec 9, 2009

In December, people reflect on the year past. Business tends to slow down over the holidays, and we have the opportunity to "give back" in our communities through charitable giving and good works. The same holds true here on the Cisco Learning Network.   We asked you to give us the names of community members who had helped you or who had otherwise made extraordinary contributions to the ...

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Cisco technologies have a global reach, a fact that is reflected in our diverse and far-flung Cisco Learning Network community. Cisco was recently ranked #14 in BusinessWeek's Best Global Brands. "The Cisco brand … represents the goodwill and positive reputation we have instilled in all those we have touched," says Marilyn Mersereau, SVP, Corporate Marketing.   From the beginning, the ...

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This month, our focus turns global!   While we have always recognized that we serve a broad-based membership, this month we are focusing on the new and existing content we have on the site in languages other than English, and pay special attention to the wonderful diversity of people who come together on the Cisco Learning Network.   We know, for example, that approximately 60 percent ...

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  As the demand for green IT grows, so does the demand for Cisco Certified technicians who can implement solutions that reduce the need for business travel, make working from home possible, reduce the carbon footprint of business infrastructure and increase operational efficiency. Average salaries for green IT experts are on the rise.  How much can a CCENT, CCNA, CCNP or CCIE Certified ...

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Our community has a lot of young career starters studying for their CCENT and CCNA exams. But the Cisco Learning Network also has a fair number of career changers—those who started down one path but who are switching to Networking IT as a way to take on new challenges and open up new job opportunities.   This article from Monster.com outlines the multibillion-dollar proposal from ...

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Interested in a career helping doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals stay connected with the latest Cisco technology? Here are just a few of the job search websites where you can find out more about the career opportunities in Healthcare IT. •   Cisco Learning Network's Job Portal  (Powered by CareerBuilder)  Our Job Portal was designed especially for the ...

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Since our focus this month is on IT in the Healthcare industry, we wanted to see what the Cisco Learning Network community is saying about what it's like to work in the industry.   Meet Erick, who recently joined the new CCNP Routing & Switching Study Group and says: "I am a network administrator for a hospital in Baton Rouge and I wear many hats.  Some days I'm the security guy, ...

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In this down economy, we're always looking for the silver lining in the clouds. Fortunately, Dice.com  has some good news. While unemployment is at a record high in Silicon Valley, things seem to be picking up (or getting "less bad" as another report put it). Companies don't appear to be filling full-time positions, but they are hiring contractors for short-term projects that had been put on ...

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