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Chase Norlin, Transmosis CEO will be speaking at National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education

          Transmosis CEO, Chase Norlin will speak on Transforming Cybersecurity Workforce through Government Collaborations on November 7, 2017. Cybersecurity has emerged as one of the leading creators of jobs and opportunity for all economic sectors. The demand for cybersecurity positions in both the public and private sector is large and growing, but the talent pool of cybersecurity workers is not yet able to keep up. The NICE 2017 Conference and Expo features thought leaders from education, government, industry and non-profits who are addressing the cybersecurity education, training, and workforce needs of the nation. This two-day...

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CEO of Transmosis, Chase Norlin will speak at the CyberMaryland Conference

      The CyberMaryland Conference is an annual two-day event presented jointly by The National Cyber Security Hall of Fame and Federal Business Council (FBC) in conjunction with academia, government and private industry organizations. Transmosis CEO, Chase Norlin will be speaking on Transforming Cybersecurity Workforce through Government Collaborations. The theme, “Leading the Cyber Generation,” captures the event’s intent to provide unparalleled information sharing and networking opportunities for development of cyber assets on both the human and technological side. Additionally, the conference provides an opportunity for Maryland to demonstrate its natural leadership in Cybersecurity. The CyberMaryland Conference includes thought...

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Chase Norlin, Transmosis CEO will speak on Cybersecurity Apprenticeships at SecureWorld Bay Area

    Transmosis CEO, Chase Norlin will be speaking on “The Power of Apprenticeships in the Cybersecurity Industry: A Case Study Solving Skill Gaps to Meet Future Employer Demands” at SecureWorld Bay Area on October 5, 2017. SecureWorld conference provides more content and facilitates more professional connections than any other event in the cybersecurity industry. With fellow security professionals, SecureWorld Bay Area Conference offers affordable, high-quality training and education. The conference includes featured keynotes, panel discussions, and breakout sessions—attendees earn 12-16 CPE credits through 60+ educational elements, learning from nationally recognized industry leaders. Event details Location: Santa Clara Convention...

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Firm sees ‘overwhelming response’ to cybersecurity training program

When someone looks to change career paths and get into a new industry, it can be tough. Nevada has tapped a company to help make that transition easier for those seeking work in the technology sector. Transmosis is a workforce trainer focused on developing a pipeline of skilled labor by helping job seekers address skill gaps. After years of Silicon Valley experience, Chase Norlin, CEO of Transmosis, noticed that most could break into the tech industry with a little training. “You just need a couple of key things — ambition and transferable skills,” Norlin said. “You need some basis...

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California Firm’s Growing Cybersecurity Program Spreads East

A California-based tech company that has found success with cybersecurity career training is spreading its program to Nevada. Transmosis Corp., a workforce trainer focused on developing a pipeline of skilled labor by helping job seekers address skill gaps, is led by CEO Chase Norlin, who has years of Silicon Valley experience. He realized that most could break into the tech industry with a little training, and his mission became seeking to make that transition easier for those seeking work in the sector. After starting the program in California, he saw early success, for example, taking someone who was long-term...

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California Company Launches Cybersecurity Training in Nevada

A California-based company is launching a cybersecurity training program in Nevada. The program, offered by Transmosis, follows the company’s two-year pilot program in Henderson focused on information technology. Local tech experts say Transmosis is a much-needed helping hand in growing local cybersecurity-related talent. “Jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math industries are growing about twice as fast as jobs in non-STEM industries,” said Brian Mitchell, director of the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology. The $31.84 average hourly pay of STEM-related jobs is “significantly higher” than the state’s average hourly wage of $20.58 for all jobs, Mitchell said....

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Switching Careers Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: Charting Jobs That Are Similar to Yours

Justin Cornett’s story had been a 21st-century economic nightmare. He worked for 13 years on drilling rigs at a crude oil company near his home in Dorton, Ky. Then it halted production, and he was laid off. At 33, with two children and a mortgage, he couldn’t find a stable new job of the kind he had trained for, because all the oil and coal mining companies in the area were shutting down. Then things changed. He found a 16-week retraining program where he learned to program the computer numerical control, or CNC, machines used in advanced manufacturing. He...

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The Key to Jobs in the Future is not College but Compassion

The future is emotional. Human jobs in the future will be the ones that require emotional labour: currently undervalued and underpaid but invaluable. Early last year, the World Economic Forum issued a paper warning that technological change is on the verge of upending the global economy. To fill the sophisticated jobs of tomorrow, the authors argued, the ‘reskilling and upskilling of today’s workers will be critical’. Around the same time, the then president Barack Obama announced a ‘computer science for all’ programme for elementary and high schools in the United States. ‘[W]e have to make sure all our kids...

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A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree

ROCKET CENTER, W.Va. — A few years ago, Sean Bridges lived with his mother, Linda, in Wiley Ford, W.Va. Their only income was her monthly Social Security disability check. He applied for work at Walmart and Burger King, but they were not hiring. Yet while Mr. Bridges had no work history, he had certain skills. He had built and sold some stripped-down personal computers, and he had studied information technology at a community college. When Mr. Bridges heard IBM was hiring at a nearby operations center in 2013, he applied and demonstrated those skills. Now Mr. Bridges, 25, is...

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14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill

Want to be practically guaranteed a job in today’s competitive market? Consider pursuing one of these careers where the demand for employees is outweighing the supply. 1. IT Architect Description: IT architects design full IT systems for corporations–they’re the brains behind information technology infrastructure. They’re more involved with design, analytics, and solution stages than the manual building. Current open jobs on Glassdoor: 10,487 National Average Salary: $116,920 2. Security Engineer Description: Technology is uniquely vulnerable to breaches of information. Security engineers are on the front lines of protecting technical systems and keeping data safe. Current open jobs on Glassdoor:...

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