With over a million Illinoisans out of work since March, some job-seekers are thinking about making industry or career changes. This webinar will give LWIA leaders and career planners additional tools and resources to help job-seekers considering the IT field. This webinar will set the stage with what’s happening in the IT landscape in Illinois, pre- and post-COVID-19. Hear about what competencies are needed to succeed in the IT field. The webinar will showcase innovative IT programs such as IT Career Lab, Tech Ready, Illinois’ Coursera Workforce Recovery Initiative, and the Illinois Community College Board’s CAP-IT apprenticeship program.