As documented by Jose Ruben Gomez
I consider myself a professionally versatile American with more than 20 years of work experience. For example, I have worked in financial services, telecommunications, construction, aerospace, defense, IT, automotive, and power generation. While working for giant manufacturing companies such as Ford and Mitsubishi, I realized that the manufacturing sector was shrinking, and I decided to change my career path to focus on IT. To gain the required skills, I enrolled in Simplilearn’s ITIL® 4 Foundation Certification Training Course, Certified Scrum Master, and SAFe® Agilist certification training courses.
After completing the courses, I accepted a process excellence leader position with U.S Bank. I credit Simplilearn’s blended learning method and support staff for an effective learning journey. Not only was I able to make a career shift successfully, but I also received a 31 percent increase in my salary.
Eventually, I would like a full-time role utilizing my Lean Six Sigma, IT, and Agile program/project management skills. I gained my certifications and am looking forward to obtaining a full-time position in IT services.
A Definite Career Impact
After working for two decades in various industries, I realized I needed to change my career path. The world is moving towards IT, and everything is available online now. IT services interested me, and I wanted to explore the opportunity of working as an IT specialist. However, I lacked the required knowledge and skills. So, I chose to upskill and found Simplilearn’s comprehensive courses available online and enrolled in some of them. The experience has been amazing, making me want to keep upskilling.