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Which Coding Language Should You Learn First?

By Washington Tech / September 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Which Coding Language Should You Learn First?

If you want to learn how to code to open doors or just for the fun of it, some online exploration might have you unsure of what to do first. As soon as you start looking into the various programming languages used in IT today, you might recognize an important initial barrier: The vast number of programming languages can make it really unclear where to start learning. Here are some of the easiest programming languages to begin with so that you can build a good foundation for your own personal interests or to preparing for a career shift into Information Technology.

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Changing Careers For An IT Job

By Washington Tech / September 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Changing Careers For An IT Job

Plenty of people are ditching their current careers to look for something that is more fulfilling, provides more room to grow, and offers more security in the future. To check off those important qualities, no career move could be better than switching to the world of IT.  Benefits of Working in IT A career switch […]

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Want To Work From Home? Get A Certificate from WTI

By Washington Tech / September 13, 2022 / Comments Off on Want To Work From Home? Get A Certificate from WTI

Remote work is something many of us dream of, and according to research referenced in Forbes, “25% of all professional jobs in North America will be remote by the end of 2022.” In other words, aiming for a remote position isn’t nearly as far of a reach as it might have been before the pandemic. Once you set your sites on a remote position, it’s time to ask yourself what you’re qualified to do and how to add additional qualifications to your resumé to snag one of these golden opportunities.

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Workforce Development Approved Options From WTI

By Washington Tech / September 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Workforce Development Approved Options From WTI

Even though the nation’s unemployment rate is a low 3.7%, when you’re laid off or find yourself as a displaced worker for any reason, those numbers don’t really matter. What matters most is figuring out what you need to do to get back into the workforce. A low unemployment rate sounds great to most people, but an unemployment rate dipping below 5% is an indicator that the economy is at nearly full capacity, making it a little more challenging at times to just jump right back in the job market.

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Can A Paralegal Work From Home?

By Washington Tech / August 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Can A Paralegal Work From Home?

Working in a law office is a fast-paced environment with both day-to-day tasks and those that need immediate attention. Because paralegals have to be available for court filings and research that the attorneys might need in a moment’s notice, not all law offices want their paralegals working remotely. However, just like many other industries changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, legal offices have made some changes, too, and the availability of remote paralegal jobs has increased over the past few years. 

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What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

By Washington Tech / August 23, 2022 / Comments Off on What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

Pharmacy Technicians are essential for getting customers their prescriptions and keeping the pharmacy organized and running smoothly. They are the customer-facing workers who communicate with the pharmacist to make sure you’re getting the service you deserve. Not only do they work where we can all see them, but they hold important roles behind the scenes […]

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Your New Career Starts Today at Washington Tech!

By Washington Tech / August 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Your New Career Starts Today at Washington Tech!

Your new year starts today! With 2023 approaching so quickly, if you want to make a New Year’s Resolution to start a new career when the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, then one of Washington Technical Institute’s 4 or 8 month self-paced online certificate programs is a straighforward way to make that happen. You […]

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What Does A Paralegal Do On A Day To Day Basis?

By Washington Tech / August 8, 2022 / Comments Off on What Does A Paralegal Do On A Day To Day Basis?

Plenty of people have mulled over going into law at one point or another, but the reality of eight years of schooling is often out of reach. One career that puts you in the middle of all the action in a law office or legal department is as a paralegal. Paralegals are essential if a […]

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What’s The Difference Between Law Clerks, Paralegals, & Legal Assistants?

By Washington Tech / August 2, 2022 / Comments Off on What’s The Difference Between Law Clerks, Paralegals, & Legal Assistants?

From the outside, it seems to most people that lawyers are the heart of the legal field, but once you step inside a law office, you find that there are a team of professionals working together as a fine-tuned machine. Law clerks, paralegals, and legal assistants are some of the valuable behind-the-scenes workers who keep […]

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Future Proofing Your Career With New Skills

By Washington Tech / July 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Future Proofing Your Career With New Skills

Wouldn’t it be great if we all had a crystal ball that could predict the future? It would help you make all the right decisions for yourself personally and professionally. But let’s face it. There is no way to predict the future 100%, so when it comes to your career, you’ll have to do some […]

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