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Changing Lives Through Skills

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Skills can change lives. That’s why we are committed to empowering 10 million makers, creators and innovators by 2030 – preparing new generations of workers to pursue tomorrow’s careers and leadership opportunities.

Cisco Networking Academy Students Take Home Top Prizes at WorldSkills Competition

by Julie Chrysler
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Another amazing World Skills week has come to an end. Congratulations to all participants across the various skills areas, you are all winners!

Some highlights from the week of our Skill 39 competitors, who after months of training finally had the chance to put their hard work to the test during the 4-day competition.

Young People Show Off Their IT Skills at Global Competition

by Julie Chrysler
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It’s hard to believe 2 years have already passed since I first experienced WorldSkills in Leipzig, Germany. The intensity and energy of the week were unforgettable, so I’m excited to be back this year, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to experience it again.

A Journey from WorldSkills to Cisco

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This post was written by guest blogger Jean-Philippe Desbiens, 23, laboratory administrator at Cisco Montreal. Cisco CCNA certified since age 17, Jean-Philippe is now CCNP certified and studying for his CCIE. He is involved in his community and is always eager to learn new technologies.

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This post was written by guest blogger Jean-Philippe Desbiens, 23, laboratory administrator at Cisco Montreal. Cisco CCNA certified since age 17, Jean-Philippe is now CCNP certified and studying for his CCIE. He is involved in his community and is always eager to learn new technologies.

IT Competitions Unleash Critical Thinking and Hone Job Skills

by Tae Yoo
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One year from now more than 10,500 athletes from 205 National Olympic Committees will put their skills and perseverance to the test at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Next year’s medal winners may go on to become professional athletes, role models, and commercial spokespeople – for many, the visibility and success they achieve in front of an international audience launches their careers.

Cisco Networking Academy Students Participate in “Workforce Olympics”

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By Julie Chrysler

Olympic athletes train hard year round to be the best in their sport. Every 4 years we have the chance to watch them give it their all and compete on a global level.

Did you know that a similar event takes the most talented, skilled workers from around the world to compete head-to-head for a world title?

Read more about WorldSkills Competition, or the “Olympics of the skilled trades.”

 

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