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GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Quizzes of 2019

The new year is nearly here. That means it's time to reflect on everything we've accomplished in 2019. Next up: our most popular articles.

Reflecting on More than 15 Years with GoCertify

Since all the way back in 2003, Ed Tittel has been a steady presence in the (web) pages of the still unfolding GoCertify story. With 2019 winding down, Ed shares details of his long-running involvement.

GoCertify Wishes You a Thrilling Winter Holiday Break

The Christmas and New Year's Day break is nearly upon us. Here's what to expect during a light week (plus a couple of days) as GoCertify settles in for its long (sort of) winter's nap.

A Tale of Two Late-Career IT Pros (and the Vital Importance of Soft Skills)

Beyond a certain age, finding a new IT job can pose challenges that younger workers may not face.

GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Articles of 2019

The new year is nearly here. That means it's time to reflect on everything we've accomplished in 2019. Next up: our most popular articles.

Six Hot Networking Certifications for 2020

A new year approaches! If you have a serious professional interest in networking, then you could make a big impact on your career outlook by focusing on one of these six certifications in 2020.

Things You Should Know About No. 1 Tech Town Austin, Texas

What does longtime Austin resident Ed Tittel have to say about CompTIA's newfound veneration of Texas' capital city? He's glad you asked.

GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Certification Watch Newsletters of 2019

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 Linux Certifications for 2020

A new year approaches! If you have a serious professional interest in Linux, then you could make a big impact on your career outlook by focusing on one of these six certifications in 2020.

U.S. Jobs: November Numbers Bring Welcome News

There was a big boom in jobs created last month. Holiday hiring and the return to the assembly line of striking GM workers probably contributed. There are other reasons, however, to be optimistic.

The Complications of Connectivity Creep

The Internet of Things is not literally everywhere, incorporation literally everything. Figuratively, on the other hand, many people may be starting to feel hemmed in by connectivity creep.

Season of Gifts: Get New Tech, Recycle Old Tech

It’s the time of year when new electronics and related goodies start showing up under the tree and in other gifted forms. What do to with the outdated stuff? DON’T throw it in the trash, please!

Happy Thanksgiving (with pie!) from the GoCertify Team

GoCertify is taking Thursday off in observance of Thanksgiving. But we didn't want to leave you with nothing: Have some pie!

Stay Relevant: How Old Dogs Can Learn IT's New Tricks

There's a bias against older workers in IT and IT-adjacent professions. You can't change that. As you eventually get older, however, you can absolutely change yourself — and keep your career from fading out of the picture.

The SSL Store Susses Out the Top Security Certs for 2020

A leading vendor of security certification tools and technology naturally keeps all eyes on the cybersecurity marketplace. That makes their compilation of top cybersecurity certifications for 2020 a must-read.

Who Invented the Computer? Ada Lovelace

GoCertify takes a tour through the annals of recorded science to illuminate the origin story of one of the most consequential inventions in the history of humankind. In today's installment: Ada Lovelace.