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Small Sample Size Certifications: Salary Survey Leftovers, Round 5

Certification Magazine hands off some data leftovers from its annual Salary Survey. We pop them in the microwave.

An Update on U.S. Federal Student Loan Forgiveness

President Biden still hasn’t formalized his plans for additional forgiveness of Federal Student Loans, promised "soon" back in April, 2022. Some of the gears, however, are already grinding.

Six Hot Developer Certifications for 2022

We're almost halfway through the new year! If you have a serious professional interest in programming, then you could make a big impact on your career outlook by focusing on one of these six certifications in 2022.

Some Added Insight About CIO Insight's Seven Best Certs

A May article set forth by CIO Insight celebrates seven super certifications. Indeed, these seven sterling certs are deemed the seven best of 2022. Except that one of these things is not like the others ...

Who Invented the Computer? Douglas Engelbart and the Mother of All Demos

GoCertify illuminates the origin story of one of the most consequential inventions in history. In today's installment: Computers are our friends!

U.S. Jobs: Job Creation, Unemployment = Steady as She Goes

Unemployment remains low and the number of jobs added remains, well, solid. The U.S. economy hasn't bounced all the way back from the effects of COVID-19, but we're close.

GoCertify Observes the Memorial Day (U.S.) Holiday

The GoCertify offices are closed today, May 30, in observance of the U.S. holiday Memorial Day. But we didn't want to just walk away and leave you with nothing until Tuesday.

Apple Offers New Pair of IT Certs, Along with Training

Apple has just launched a linked pair of IT certifications, with supporting prep guides and (free) training materials: Apple Device Support (introductory) and Apple Deployment and Management (more advanced).

Prepare for a Job Interview by Researching Potential Employers

Want to get a better outcome from your next IT job interview? Get up to speed about the company where you've applied.

SUNY Delhi Gets Behind a Meaty IT Certification/Certificate Program

This new and substantial IT certification and certificate program includes grants of up to $5,000 to pay for tuition and test fees.

Small Sample Size Certifications: Salary Survey Leftovers, Round 4

Certification Magazine hands off some data leftovers from its annual Salary Survey. We pop them in the microwave.

Coursera Launches Certificate and Career Academy Program

Coursera is ready to teach IT to the masses with its new online Career Academy. All elements are designed to harmonize and to provide meaningful, interesting training entry-level learners and career changers.

Who Invented the Computer? Kubrick, Clarke, and HAL 9000

GoCertify illuminates the origin story of one of the most consequential inventions in history. In today's installment: "This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it."

U.S. Jobs: April Numbers Are Strong, But Slowdown Looms

For U.S. workers, current employment trends are strong and stable — but probably not as strong and stable as they ought to be. Does that mean a falloff is coming as summer sets in?

(ISC)² Security Congress to Convene in City of Lights (Not Paris)

One of the IT industry's leading cybersecurity professional associations has booked a gala destination for its annual conference.

Would Income Limits Help Sell Student Loan Forgiveness?

Leaks from the Biden administration hint that student loan forgiveness will likely depend on means testing. The reported limits are such that all but the wealthiest will benefit.