Jumping into the world of computer certification can be daunting. There are hundreds of certifications and even more classes, books and training materials that claim to be the latest and greatest. The following articles, lists, tips, and FAQs will help you wade through the confusion and come out certified.
Getting a computer certification might seem intimidating. However, a bit of guidance and some tips on study and training will help you get on your way. Find out "How To Get Certified".
Should I get this cert or that cert? Which certification is more respected by those in the IT industry? Those are tough questions. Here are my answers.
With the modern emphasis on computers and the internet, a lot of people want to take their experience and apply it to a career in IT (Information Technology). If this is your goal, here are some ideas on how to break into a new career. Another good article to check on this topic is "Top 10 Certifications to Begin Your IT Career"
Is certification really worth the time and effort? Do people with certifications actually earn more? In short, yes. Here is the survey to prove it. Earnings are broken down by certification, gender, education, expereience, and location.
Questions such as, "What credential is the most important", and "How long should certifications remain valid" were asked of readers on this site. The answers will give you some insight into the perception and importance of certification.
Decisions regarding certification training and which materials to buy can be tough. Get the scoop on the costs of different types of certification training, including books, videos, and classroom training.
It's not complete, but here are many links to information and articles for popular certifications. The requirements and titles continue to change as quickly as the technologies they certify, so be sure to go directly to the official site for a certification to get the latest information.
This offers more of the basics: find out what certifications are out there, why you should get certified, and how to go about attaining a certification.
Going back to school? Find out which universities, colleges, and technical schools are offering courses that will qualify you for a computer certification.