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10 social media certifications for marketing pros

Social media skills don't always come easy, and specialized social training can mean the difference between ascending the corporate hierarchy and being left behind. These social media certification programs and online classes are all...

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The hottest security certifications, most in-demand skills

While the cyber security skills shortage is a well-worn topic, Cybrary's survey of 435 senior-level technology professionals, conducted from October to December, 2015, offers some interesting insights.

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Microsoft to offer a Linux-based cert for Azure admins

Microsoft’s newfound embrace of open-source software continues with the news today that the company will now offer a Linux on Azure certificate through its Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate program.

Top 7 storage certifications for IT pros

Demand for capable and talented storage technicians and engineers remains high in today's workplace, so what better way to showcase your skills than with a well-respected certification in that field? Check out our top picks from...

The top 6 Governance, Risk and Compliance certifications

CEOs are always on the lookout for dependable folks who can identify potential exposures and quantify the impacts of risk on an organization while protecting the interests of employees, shareholders, other organizations and the...

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IT certifications that paid off the most in 2015

As 2016 quickly approaches, we look back to see which IT certifications earned IT pros the most over the past year.

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11 top IaaS cloud computing certifications

The best way to stay on top of the fast-changing IaaS cloud market is through training and certification. Below are 10 of the top IaaS cloud computing certifications available.

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Can coding bootcamps replace a computer science degree?

Bootcamps are a great way to learn a new skill and walk away with a full portfolio and hands-on experience. But can they replace a traditional computer science degree in the eyes of employers?

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Are your IT certifications killing your career?

There is no shortage of ways to advance your career, or your earnings potential. Racking up a bunch of certifications is one of them. But be careful it doesn’t have the opposite effect.

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5 practical project management certifications

As in most fields, pursuing a project management certification can be as murky as a bowl of alphabet soup. Here’s how to determine which PM certification offers you the knowledge needed for real-world application and promising job...

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7 agile certifications to take your career to the next level

The agile methodology has changed the face of software development and project management. It’s also increased demand for professionals with agile skills. Here are seven Agile-focused certifications to benchmark your knowledge.

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7 mobile development skills that mean higher pay

Mobile development skills are on the rise, and according to Foote Partners, if you have any of these seven skills, you can expect a better salary.

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8 tech degrees that will pay you back

If you’re considering a bachelor's degree in technology, you want pick a major that can help pay you back your loans once you complete your education. Here are eight tech degrees that will help you pay off your debt the fastest.

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Law firm makes a case for security certification

A big law firm handling sensitive documents uses its ISO security certification as a competitive differentiator
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The real dirt on programming certifications

Code alone might not be enough to land you that top job

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8 most in-demand IT security certifications

High-profile security breaches (such as this week’s hack of Ashley Madison) have highlighted the need for skilled security professionals. The most recent IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index from research and analysis firm Foote...

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Top 10 project management certifications

No matter what your IT role is, a project management certification can add depth, breadth and value to your skills. Here are the top 10 project management certifications, their requirements and their cost.

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How about renting a CSO?

In a time when security professionals are at a premium, perhaps companies should look into renting CISOs.

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