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Aaron Axline

CertMag's holiday reading recommendations

We are deep in the heart of the 2022 holiday season. For many people, the holidays are a time of good food, visits with family and friends, and lots of sports to watch from the comfort of the sofa or your ...

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Every IT professional should master these six non-technical skills

Today’s employers are looking for more than just technical competence from new IT hires. Tech savvy is obviously important — but it isn’t the only thing modern businesses use to rate top job ...

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A short history of IT certification, Part 4: The modern IT certification exam

Previously, this series covered the early roots of professional certification, the debut and rise in popularity of IT certifications, and the origins (and pros/cons) of vendor-based and vendor-neutral ...

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A short history of IT certification, Part 2: The dawn of technology certification

In Part One of this series, we looked at the origins of professional certification and its adoption across different industries. In this second installment, we're going to focus on the IT industry and ...

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Which vendor’s cloud certifications are right for your IT career?

IT professionals and career starters looking for a cloud computing training and certification program have several options to choose from, as cloud computing currently represents the dominant paradigm ...

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The here, there, and everywhere of Google Certification

Would you like to have more information on Google's certification program for IT professionals? Be prepared to search for it. The massive tech company that saw its name become a verb in the ...

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Choosing the right IT certification training can ensure exam success

Preparing to challenge (and hopefully pass) a certification exam can be a daunting task. Thankfully, there is a multitude of certification training materials and exam preparation options …

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A short history of IT certification, Part 1: From medieval master to modern professional

IT training and certification is a global phenomenon that spans the length and breadth …

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The final demise of MCSA (and MCSD and MCSE) certification marks the end of an era

The year was 2001, but I wasn’t on a space odyssey — instead, I was in rural Pennsylvania with …

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CompTIA's certification pedigree is potent, but some of its credentials are not

Over the last two decades, the IT certification arena has been heavily influenced by the work ...

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