Take the proper steps and ask the appropriate questions when selecting your next certcollection

Take the proper steps and ask the appropriate questions when selecting your next certcollection

How do I select the right certification for me?

Understand the value of certifications

Value to individuals:

  1. Professional credibility — it tells co-workers and supervisors that you simply possess the talents needed to succeed, and you were willing to place within the time and energy to urge certified.
  2. Personal satisfaction — have you ever felt like an expert in something? You’ll have the knowledge to enter your workplace confidently and assert yourself as a topic matter expert.
  3. Salary — according to our IT Skills and Salary Report, a private with six or more IT certifications makes over $10,000 quite those with only one certification on their resume. With few exceptions, each additional certification earned leads to a minimum of a minor salary bump.
  4. Job search — certifications offer you a plus during the hiring process and assist you to stand call at a competitive market. Some employers won’t even consider candidates unless they possess a particular level of certification.
  5. Professional growth — career advancement often requires you to find out new technologies or enhance the talents you currently possess.

Value to organizations:

  1. Job essentials — with technology constantly evolving, there’s a requirement for all organizations to possess material experts on new and updated topics.
  2. Filling skills gaps — IT decision-makers say that skills gaps can put a strain on many departments and therefore the best thanks to filling those gaps are with training.
  3. Certified employees can cause greater productivity and increased workforce morale, also as knowledge share across the department.
  4. Employee retention — job satisfaction results in greater staff retention. Employees who are fulfilled are less likely to pursue other employment.
  5. Partner relationships — certain vendors incentivize their partners to take care of competencies on their products. For instance, IBM benchmarks these competencies using certification and badging programs.

Choose your certification path

1. Answer this question: What do I want to accomplish?

2. Answer this question: What am I interested in?

3. Do your homework

  1. What are the requirements?
  2. How much time will you need to invest?
  3. Is it industry-recognized?
  4. How does it link to your career path?
  5. Will you have to get recertified?

Are there retake vouchers for exams?

Certification tracks

Certification resources

4. Think about the future

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