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Six Hot Linux Certifications for 2019

A new year approaches! If you have a serious professional interest in Linux, then make a big impact on your career outlook by focusing on one of these six certifications in 2019.

Book IT: Good Holiday Reads for Tech Pros

CompTIA issued a set of sci-fi reading recommendations for the upcoming holiday break. I applaud, concur, comment and add some additional sci-fi recommendations of my own.

GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Certification Watch Newsletters of 2018

The new year is nearly here. That means it's time to reflect on everything we've accomplished in 2018. First up: Certification Watch.

Six Hot Big Data Certifications for 2019

A new year approaches! If you have a serious professional interest in Big Data, then make a big impact on your career outlook by focusing on one of these six certifications in 2019.

U.S. Jobs: Unemployment Still Low, Job Growth Slowing

There are head and tails in the final U.S. government tally of employment statistics for 2018, but it's hard to know what to make of them. On the plus side, unemployment remains low and wages are gaining.

Make Yourself the Preferred Job Candidate

Competition for IT jobs can be fierce. Knowing what to do to set yourself apart from the crowd can make the difference between getting a job and getting left on the employment sidelines.

Tech Republic Poll: 'Certs Are Good, Experience Is Better'

IT professionals pondering career development often ask whether it's better to have work experience of certifications. According to a recent informal poll, there's a clear answer.

ISACA Refreshes IT Management Protocols with COBIT 2019

Professional association ISACA is well known in certification circles for its portfolio of security and governance credentials. Certification, however, isn't the only cornerstone or ISACA's global reputation.

Remember, IT Pros: It's the Giving Season

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, Ed Tittel has some advice for IT pros in the mood to kick their charitable instincts into high gear.

Happy Thanksgiving from Your Friends at GoCertify

GoCertify is taking Thursday off in observance of Thanksgiving. But we didn't want to leave you with nothing: Enjoy our festive quiz!

New CompTIA Partnership Program Offers IT Training to Veterans

CompTIA has partnered with a special school entirely dedicated to cybersecurity training to offer career assistance to U.S. military veterans.

Forging a Certification and Training Plan for 2019

Where does the time go?! The holidays are just about here, and so is 2019. That means it's time to start thinking about (and planning for) 2019. What are your certification and training goals?

The Subtle Art of Searching for Certification-Related Jobs

You might think that you could find all the jobs related to a given IT cert by searching job posting sites for the cert name or its acronym. It turns out that there’s a little more to it than that.

GoCertify Is Leaving on a Jet Plane

It's going to be a little bit quieter around these parts for the next handful of days while the GoCertify operations team is traveling around the world.

It's Time to Make Your Organization Agile

Most businesses and organizations are aware of the need to become more "agile," but struggle to understand exactly what that means and (more importantly) how to make it happen.

U.S. Jobs: Meaningful Wage Growth Is Here, Will Inflation Come Next?

Unemployment has been at 4 percent or lower since April, but signs of serious wage growth have been slow to materialize — until now.