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Carol Balkcom C.

Director of Product Management

The Computing Technology Industry Association Inc

Direct Phone: (630) ***-****       

The Computing Technology Industry Association Inc

3500 Lacey Road Suite 100

Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

United States

Company Description

CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technolog... more

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Product Marketing Manager
A+

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C.A.T. (division of Houghton Mifflin)

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Computer Adaptive Technologies , Inc.

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13 “The Value of IT Certifications.”

14 “Youth Opinions of Careers in Information Technology (IT),” a white paper published by CompTIA in March 2013 and accessible by the association’s members through the CompTIA website at http://www.comptia.org/research.aspx.

15 Clymer, Carol; Sheila Maguire; Marty Miles; Stacy Woodruff-Bolte. “Putting Data to Work: Interim Recommendations From the Benchmarking Project.” Public/Private Ventures.

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Since its introduction in 1993, CompTIA A+ certification has become a recognized standard within the IT industry – a sign that recipients have demonstrated the technical knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in IT.

“It is a very well known certification,” says Carol Balkcom, director of product management at CompTIA, who oversees A+. “I won’t say that no employer will hire at the entry level without A+ certification, but many employers look for A+ certification to help differentiate candidates applying for jobs.


CompTIA nixes Green IT Exam

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"The product was developed at a time when organisations felt their employees needed to know more about green IT," said Carol Balkcom, CompTIA director of product management.


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"That experience factor is extremely important," says Carol Balkcom, CompTIA director of product management.


Courses | A+ Training Boise

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"The product was developed at a time when organizations felt their employees needed to know more about Green IT," said Carol Balkcom, CompTIA director of product management, in a blog post.

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