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Microsoft Learn Gets a Complete Makeover
Microsoft Learn Gets a Complete Makeover

Microsoft has tuned up and retooled the Microsoft Learn website that serves as the online hub for the company's IT certification catalog. The result is a dynamite collection of free learning materials and certification information.

How to Ask for a Raise ... and Get One
How to Ask for a Raise ... and Get One

Talking about money is tricky. Especially when you want more of it, and you're talking to the boss. Don't despair: No blueprint is foolproof, but we have a plan to get you what you want.

CompTIA Survey Assesses Local Government IT Operations
CompTIA Survey Assesses Local Government IT Operations

CompTIA's recently published survey of individuals involved in IT operations at the local government level (city and county) hints at desirable employment opportunities for certified IT professionals.

Small Sample Size Certifications: Salary Survey Leftovers, Round 5
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.