From forklift operator to IT Support Technician | NexGenT

From forklift operator to IT Support Technician | NexGenT

Daniel Adams | From forklift operator to IT Support Technician | People of Zero To Engineer Daniel Adams came from a position as a forklift operator for a chain manufacturing company. About a year and a half into his warehouse career, he was thinking about a change. ...

The One Year Journey – By Nate Nicely

The One Year Journey – By Nate Nicely

One Year in the Making Today we wanted to share a story from our very own Nate Nicely, a story that started exactly one year ago and we hope that Nate's story gives you the encouragement that you need to get you to your next level. December 31st Not really a...

People of Zero To Engineer: Jonathan Flores

People of Zero To Engineer: Jonathan Flores

A devastating future was just around the corner. The calm atmosphere had morphed into one engulfed with chaos and destruction. With no end in sight, my parents decided to pack-up and leave the civil war torn country of El Salvador in the 80’s. Even with empty pockets,...

#LevelingUp From An IT Administrator to Network Engineer

#LevelingUp From An IT Administrator to Network Engineer

A zoom interview with Zero To Engineer Alumni, Chris Mickinnis Chris Mickinnis is a family man whose top priority is providing for his loved ones. For Chris, that meant staying in his predictable, safe, yet unrewarding job doing miscellaneous IT work. A "Jack of all...

People of Zero To Engineer: Marcus Mapes

People of Zero To Engineer: Marcus Mapes

https://youtu.be/CgXqzDHocTY Growing up, I had no IT education at all, but I did have some friends that were computer enthusiasts that showed me some things, and that’s what initially got me interested in IT in the first place. They could put together computers and...

People of Zero To Engineer: Chris Mendez

People of Zero To Engineer: Chris Mendez

https://youtu.be/K9RPLkz3Te0 Being completely immersed and productive perfectly sums up my college learning experience. I attended the University of Phoenix and graduated with a B.S. in IT and Software engineering. 90% of my time was spent doing online coursework,...

People of Zero To Engineer: Chris Evans

People of Zero To Engineer: Chris Evans

Education has always been the primary avenue I’ve chosen to progress my career. Shortly after earning my associate’s degree, I started working as a Business Analyst making $29k/year for Assurant. Budgets and data analysis came easy to me, but after 7 years I just...

People of Zero to Engineer: Keron Taylor

People of Zero to Engineer: Keron Taylor

I never thought I would say this, but breaking my wrist was a blessing in disguise. I was working as a Chemicals Operator at BASF; one of the world’s largest chemical companies. My job duties included driving fork lifts, unloading tankers, and running multiple...

From zero to Samsung Network Engineer in 18 months

From zero to Samsung Network Engineer in 18 months

He had been standing impatiently in line waiting for quite some time,  like everybody else on his side of the stage. It was hot and somewhat humid, the sun was glaring on his face and the dark outfit he was wearing from head to toe wasn’t helping in any way. The crowd...