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 […]

Breaking Barriers and Building Code: Carlos Trejo’s Journey into Systems Engineering

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, it’s essential to spotlight individuals making waves in their respective fields while breaking down barriers. One such individual is Carlos Trejo, a rising star in the tech industry.  Recently stepping into the role of Junior Systems Engineer, Carlos’s transition into IT is a testament to resilience, talent, and the […]

Alternatives for Starting a Robust Cybersecurity Career

Alternatives for Starting a Robust Cybersecurity Career

People often misunderstand cybersecurity, thinking it encompasses all aspects of information technology (IT). However, it’s a specialized field within the broader IT and tech industries. These misconceptions have given rise to some common myths. Contrary to popular belief, taking cybersecurity courses isn’t the sole pathway into the field. Similarly, it’s important to note that not […]