Preregistration for Winter 2023 Salesforce Certification Prep Courses NOW OPEN!

Preregistration for our Winter 2023 Salesforce courses is now OPEN! We are now offering three Salesforce courses: Salesforce Administrator Certification Prep Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Prep Salesforce Platform Developer 1 Certification Prep All courses will begin the week of January 9, 2023. The courses vary in length from 6 – 20 weeks. All are… Continue Reading Preregistration for Winter 2023 Salesforce Certification Prep Courses NOW OPEN!

BIT Academy Open House

In January, the BIT Academy will begin its first cohort consisting of not one, not two, but three Salesforce certification prep courses. What are they? Salesforce Administrator Salesforce Platform App Builder Salesforce Platform Developer 1 There are tons of questions to ask about the courses themselves, registration, Salesforce, what someone would do in these roles,… Continue Reading BIT Academy Open House

Hiring A BIT Bridge Academy Teaching Assistant

The Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) is seeking a BIT Academy Teaching Assistant. We are seeking a part-time, local professional who has experience working with people with disabilities in an educational environment. This is a joint effort between Blind Institute of Technology, Three Talents Advisors LLC, and area employers. Our goal is to train adults… Continue Reading Hiring A BIT Bridge Academy Teaching Assistant

BIT Rising Stars

One of the most impactful partnerships that we have here at BIT is our relationship with salesforce. Through our partnership, we have created the BIT Academy which includes our salesforce administration course, Salesforce developers’ course and our apprenticeship program. Typically, when you hear the word sales, you automatically assume the worst, but a career with  salesforce… Continue Reading BIT Rising Stars

Blind Institute of Technology Partners With Salesforce to Bridge the Digital Divide

Inclusion Hub has featured Blind Institute of Technology on our ongoing partnership with Salesforce. BIT and Salesforce have recently teamed up with Computers for the Blind to help bridge the digital divide and reduce the low employment rates for professionals with disabilities. Thanks to a generous donation from Salesforce, BIT is able to assist with… Continue Reading Blind Institute of Technology Partners With Salesforce to Bridge the Digital Divide

Blind Institute of Technology Expands Partnership with Salesforce Office of Accessibility

Organization Providing IT Training, Certification and Jobs for Blind and Visually Impaired Professionals Partners with Salesforce to Strengthen Global Communities DENVER, CO., December 6, 2021 – The Blind Institute of Technology was awarded its second grant in 18 months from global leader Salesforce for its workforce initiatives, providing BIT with a global expansion of its… Continue Reading Blind Institute of Technology Expands Partnership with Salesforce Office of Accessibility

Thinking Inclusion

A late Friday afternoon telephone call more than 25 years ago forever changed the way I view workplace diversity. The call came from someone in a large corporation who told me in a young-sounding, panicked voice that she had been asked to create a program to hire people with disabilities. I mirrored her panic, as… Continue Reading Thinking Inclusion

Unlikely Allies

I recently interviewed an upwardly-mobile nurse whose ascent was halted when she suddenly became blind. After years of rehabilitation, education, numerous frustrating job interviews, and a couple of job that didn’t move her toward her wish of returning to the health care sector, she suddenly landed her dream job. “How did you land that job?”… Continue Reading Unlikely Allies

Best Face Forward

“Assuming competence from day one is a must if you want to retain talented disabled employees…” So said Nancy Doyle in a recent Forbes article entitled “Assume Competence: Neurodivergent Staff Don’t Need Kid Gloves.” This advice came to mind during a recent conversation between two visually-impaired people and a COO of an upcoming nonprofit organization. “How… Continue Reading Best Face Forward

VP of IT Operations Executive Search

The Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) is conducting an executive search for the role of Vice-President of IT Operations for a technology company located in Raleigh, North Carolina. If you are interested in this position and your experience matches the qualifications described below, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Kristy.Schenderlein@blindit.org. I. JOB DESCRIPTION… Continue Reading VP of IT Operations Executive Search