Computer Certification Articles

How-to articles, expert interviews, and other stories about IT certification.
Happy Thanksgiving from the GoCertify Team
Happy Thanksgiving from the GoCertify Team

How much do you know about the American observance of Thanksgiving? GoCertify celebrates the holiday and bids all readers enjoy the weekend with a special quiz.

Storm Brewing Over Possibly Stillborn Student Loan Forgiveness Plan
Storm Brewing Over Possibly Stillborn Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

Between lawsuits and a change of majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, President Biden’s promised student loan forgiveness may be on the brink of oblivion.

Work on Your Wellness: Community Service
Work on Your Wellness: Community Service

It's important for any IT professional to take care of Number One. If you haven't got your health, then everything else in your life tends to suffer. In Part 12 of our multipart series, we focus on community service.

Don't Overlook the Community College Certification Option
Don't Overlook the Community College Certification Option

IT certification training is available from many sources: self-study, online, in-person courses, and at school. If you learn best from an instructor, then consider certification-focused community college courses.

Who Invented the Computer? Floppy Disks
Who Invented the Computer? Floppy Disks

GoCertify illuminates the origin story of one of the most consequential inventions in history. In today's installment: Do you choose the hard or soft option?

U.S. Jobs: Dip In Employment Growth May Soothe Fed's Troubled Bow
U.S. Jobs: Dip In Employment Growth May Soothe Fed's Troubled Bow

October brought diminished job creation and increased unemployment. That's bad news for some, but may be welcomed by the Federal Reserve.

Happy Halloween from All of Us at GoCertify
Happy Halloween from All of Us at GoCertify

'Tis the season for spooky stuff! Before heading out to go trick-or-treating or participate in other festive holiday revels, test your historical knowledge of All Hallows Eve!

Figuring Out a 'Certification Space' for Yourself
Figuring Out a 'Certification Space' for Yourself

There’s a lot to work through when considering which credentials will shape your IT career. Ed Tittel has a method to analyze your IT specialization and figure out which credentials you should pursue.

Small Sample Size Certifications: Salary Survey Leftovers Round 10
Small Sample Size Certifications: Salary Survey Leftovers Round 10

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

The Perpetual Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals
The Perpetual Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals

A recent Forbes magazine story underscores what we all already knew: Opportunity remains rampant in the cybersecurity field, where there are more jobs always open than people to fill them.