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The study also found that 11.7 percent of employers are looking for skills in cloud services — compared to 18 percent for accounting/spreadsheets.
All of that AWS money, and Amazon’s many Seattle job listings, don’t manage to propel the company’s hometown to the top of the list of 20 cities seeking job applicants with software capabilities.
The company is in the midst of a years-long transition to a cloud model, where it sells software as subscription services, rather than licensing it for installation on computers owned by its customers.
During this transition, which accelerated when Satya Nadella took over as CEO in early 2014, Microsoft has laid off more than 25,000 workers, mostly from the smartphone business it gained in its 2013 acquisition of Nokia.
The vast majority of desktop and server computers run Microsoft operating systems, so no matter what direction your career path takes, Microsoft certification training is a must-have for IT pros.
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We can help get new employees up to speed quickly on your highest priority applications.
Attend one of Goodwill’s hands-on, instructor-led training classes will help make you more marketable to employers.
Goodwill’s computer lab at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus is open to job seekers Monday through Wednesday from - a.m., with staff available to answer questions and provide one-on-one assistance.