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    Dear Certmag: Build Experience to Enter the IT Space

    Question: I have a bachelor’s degree in multiple subjects and I want to get into the IT world. What type of certificates will land me a job as an entry-level network security administrator? What will increase my chances, as I have zero experience? -Mike Answer 1: To get into network security administration or any higher-level …

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    Would a graduate-level course in project management meet the academic requirements equivalent to “23 contact hours of formal project management education?”

    Full question: I completed an MBA program from Bradford University in 2006. Now I would like to sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam at a testing center in London. Would a graduate-level course in project management meet the academic requirements equivalent to “23 contact hours of formal project management education?” Asked by …

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    Managing Relationships in the Nonprofit Realm

    In the past few years, nonprofits have found increasing benefit in implementing CRM software solutions.

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    Dear Certmag: How much is my cert worth?

    Question: I recently earned a certification in e-discovery from Kroll Ontrack, which is my firm’s primary vendor for this need. My review is coming up, and I was wondering what this certification is worth to my firm? I typically get the same percentage raise every year, but [now I have this certification, and] my position …

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    Learn About MCSD Microsoft .NET Skills

    These questions are based on Cert-70-554VB: MSCert: UPGRADE: MCSD Microsoft .NET Skills to MCPD Enterprise Application Developer Using the Microsoft .NET Framework: Part 2 – Section 1. A Self Test Software Practice Test Objective: Create and Access XML Web services. Sub-objective: Create and configure an XML Web-service method. Single answer, multiple-choice You are an enterprise …

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    Dear Certmag: Vendor-Neutral Certs Not the Best Option for Network Design

    Question: I have been a network technician for about two years, and I have the A+, Network+, Security+, Project+, CIW Site Designer and the MCP. My question is, if I want to work my way into network design, should I try to get the CCDA/CCDP certification or go with a vendor-neutral certification? If the answer …

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    Are IP Addresses Traceable?

    Can someone really tell who you are by using your IP address?

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    Dear Certmag: What certifications are best for server?

    Question: I have been working at Wipro for the past two years. Initially I was in business process outsourcing (BPO) and my role was to support all U.S.-based customers who are using Dell products. Now I have been selected for Wipro Technologies’State Street Project. My project is based on working on a server, and I …

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    Get Familiar With CAPM, Third Edition

    These questions are based on CAPM3ED: Certified Associate in Project Management, Third Edition Self Test Software Practice Test   Objective: Project initiating. Sub-objective: Develop Preliminary Project Scope Statement.   Single answer

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    Dear Certmag: Struggling Economy Increases Competition Among Job Candidates

    Question: Do certifications such as MOS and IT certifications in general help in an economy like this? How do you make sense of jobs going to India? I think getting a MOS certification would help me. However, my company does not seem to honor that. The problem is I have not used much of what …

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