Shifting Gears: Top 4 Goals for Smoothly Transitioning into an IT Career in the Coming Year

The information technology (IT) sector is a dynamic landscape with opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT occupations are projected to grow significantly from 2022 to 2032, with about 377,500 expected annual job openings. This growth is faster than the average for all occupations due to technological advances and the need to replace […]

Navigating Stability: Uncovering the Resilience of GovTech Careers in 2024

Traditionally, government jobs in the tech industry have been regarded with respect and skepticism. While seen as stable, they often lacked the dynamic allure of Silicon Valley’s startup culture. However, in today’s uncertain economic climate, this perspective is shifting. Programs like “Linux for Jobs” and “Cloud for Jobs 2.0” offered by Yellow Tail Tech are […]

Embracing Change: Why Transitioning to IT is Your Next Best Move

November is here, and with it comes National Career Development Month—a time to reflect on our career paths and consider the endless possibilities ahead. For many, changing careers can be daunting, filled with uncertainties and ‘what ifs.’ However, in today’s fast-paced world, making a career switch, especially into the information technology (IT) sector, might just […]

The Facts and Facets of Diversity: How Yellow Tail Tech is Leading the Way

Imagine a classroom where every seat is a gateway to a different culture, background, or life experience. That’s not a utopian dream; it’s a day in the life at Yellow Tail Tech.  In this blog post, we’re diving deep into the rich blend of cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our student body. Here at Yellow […]

Meet Kez Mopon: The Heartbeat of Student Success at Yellow Tail Tech

When you enroll in an educational program at Yellow Tail Tech, you’re not just signing up for courses but becoming part of a community. At the heart of this community is Kez Mopon, the senior student success coach. Her role is more than a title—it’s a commitment to each student’s educational journey.  But what exactly […]

Why Yellow Tail Tech’s Hybrid Model Is More Than a Bootcamp

Compared to other higher technology education institutions, Yellow Tail Tech is a major innovator. Unlike traditional boot camps focusing on quick fixes, Yellow Tail Tech offers a comprehensive hybrid model designed to turn even those with no IT background into industry-ready professionals.  So, why does Yellow Tail Tech take longer than your average boot camp? […]

Peeling Off the Layers of Cybersecurity: Why Linux Is Your Secret Weapon

This October, we celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a crucial initiative to empower individuals and organizations to take proactive steps to secure their digital presence. Given the alarming statistics in the cybersecurity landscape, this annual observance couldn’t be more timely. According to CompTIA, a cyberattack is attempted every 39 seconds, and the average data breach cost […]

From Military Clearance to IT Success: A Career Guide

Those who have served in the military and have a security clearance enjoy a distinct advantage in the Information Technology (IT) field, as this clearance serves as a gateway to enhanced career opportunities and, quite frankly, a more substantial income. The numbers support this. The 2023 ClearanceJobs Compensation Survey reveals that IT specialists with security […]