Career Keys: Certification, Education & Experience
Patrick von Schlag
With the proliferation of certifications that have come and gone over the past 10 years, choosing a certification path to pursue can be bewildering.
Job Roles Feature
Into The Spotlight: IT Audit Managers
“I have traveled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won’t last out the year.” -Editor in charge of business books for Prentice-Hall, 1957
21st Century IT: What Does Outsourcing Mean for You?
The U.S. IT job market has been comparable to a pendulum-swinging freely under the force of the economy and technological advancements. However, as India and China steadily climb the high-tech ladder, the U.S. IT job market continues to narrow as talent competition grows.
The IT Hiring Forecast for 2006
Katherine Spencer Lee
The 2006 job market for IT professionals looks brighter than it has for several years, according to the 2006 Robert Half Technology Salary Guide. Companies are hiring once again as they reinitiate projects, upgrade systems and develop new products.
A Consultant’s Guide to the Next Year
I’m just guessing, but I’ll bet you’ve already broken at least four of five New Year’s resolutions you made. That puts you one step ahead of me-I’ve broken all five. But I’m still planning on making 2006 a banner year.
One of the best things about the CertMag.com Web site is that it gives you readers out there a means of communicating with one another directly. And thankfully, some of you have had a whole lot to say—offering all sorts of information, advice and examples from your own professional lives.
Philosophy and Its Implications for Technology
Brian Summerfield, Web Editor
Back when I was in college, I had a few friends who majored in philosophy. I always joked that they were in fact majoring in unemployment.
MIT: Think Differently to Succeed in IT
Kellye Whitney, Associate Editor
One of the most common strategies today’s career development professionals recommend is for job-seekers to think “outside the box” when searching for opportunities.
Novell Practicum: Measuring Real-World Skills
Are you tired of believing that a person who carries a technical certification can actually do the work they’re certified to perform?
SAS Certified Professionals: Taking Analytics Up a Notch
When accomplished SAS programmer Linda Adams was laid off, the situation was grim. Given a sluggish economy and the dearth of hiring employers in her region, Adams encountered an unfriendly job-search environment.