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Alex Mckim
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In working with IT professionals, certification candidates and newbies in the IT field, one of the number one questions I see is: "Should I even get certified?" This post will hopefully give you some insight to aid you in your decision. Many of the discussions I have seen are centered... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
...Use our video! Labor Day Weekend Special-Now only $344.95 $94.95 ...a savings of over 70% Purchase @ TechnologyCerts with code PMP2011 PMP_ProjectManagementIntro.mp4 Watch on Posterous 13 hours with 26 lessons covering: Project Management Introduction Project Initiation and Creating the Charter Change Control Scope Planning Time Management Planning 1&2 Cost Management... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
‘Certifications don’t hold a candle to actual experience.’ ‘They are just a money maker for the vendors’. ‘Why waste the money, there is plenty of free material to be had on the web.’ How many times have we heard this and more? Well my friends, unless you have been hiding... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Whether you are a tech newbie or a seasoned pro, it can be hard to stay motivated when preparing for your next certification or job. You want that end goal, but the steps needed to get there can be tiresome and draining. At times it feels that as soon as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Virtualization skills are among the most-sought after in the IT industry, and VMware is looking to help its partners grow their capabilities -- and marketability -- with their certifications. There are many advantages in virtualization, and many reasons why it is becoming increasingly popular for companies and users, thus increasing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
1. List those acronyms after your name! One professional made the mistake of spelling out each certification, rather than providing the letters. Needless to say, he didn't make it past HR. Be sure to include verbiage that hiring managers who may be non-IT would understand. 2. Create a strong, professional... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Complete your training library today! Click on the links for more information or to purchase. Cisco Security Agent Textbook $6.49 MCAD/MCSD Self-Paced Training Kit $8.05 MCSA/MCSE Self-Paced Training Kit $7.49 Inside Citrix $7.45 CheckPoint Certified Security Administrator $17.99 MCSD Self Paced Training Kit $6.99 Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Unleashed $4.99 Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
CompTIA has different exams for different skill levels and areas of expertise. By Skill Level Entry-Level: For those starting an IT career CompTIA A+: Preventative maintenance, basic networking, installation, troubleshooting and communication skills Professional: For established IT workers CompTIA Network+: Managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, operating and configuring basic network infrastructure CompTIA... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Last month, the Office of Personnel Management announced that program management is now an officially recogonized career field for federal information technology and recently updated a 25 point career path for federal IT. The updated standard expands the definition of project manager to specify "work that involves managing one or... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
The future holds a lot of potential for Security professionals. A recent study identified the connections between security clearances and certifications, so government workers, and those that want to be, can increase their value by holding a security clearance as found within that study. Evan Lesser, the founder and managing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Everyone that participates and returns a completed questionnaire will receive a discount voucher good for ANY TechnologyCerts training product or may choose to receive ANY Technologycerts Audio tutorial for only $24.95 (plus s&h). Thank you for taking the time to complete the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
MCITP: Enterprise Administrator Average Salary: $86,000 ** Validates skills & Experience 63% of hiring managers think that certified individuals are more productive on the job* Training and certification are necessary to maintain a high level of performance* Helps buils your career 43% of office workers report salary increases as a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
We Need YOU! We are looking for website reviews! Check out our website and tell us what you think- whoever sends the best review will receive 50% OFF any software, video or audio of their choice. Anyone else who submits a comment or opinion will also receive a voucher up... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Sign up to access our FREE Demos! These include... Videos Audios Interactive, Adaptive Software with Questions, Answers, Explanations, and much more! Courses included: CCNA PMP CompTIA A+ CISSP CompTIA Security+ and many more! Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Thank you for your feedback! Due to popular demand, we are going to provide your daily question covering the CompTIA A+ for 2 weeks. Check back every day at TechnologyCerts.com to view your question and test your knowledge! Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Due to popular demand, I am going to cover CompTIA A+ for our Daily IT Questions beginning next week. You can catch the new question every day on our homepage (http://www.TechnologyCerts.com). My questions is: Would you like me to focus on the A+ for one week or two weeks? Is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Our best ambassadors are our clients, trusted partners and affiliates; they have made the TechnologyCerts brand globally recognized as the standard bearer in IT Certification Training. Our adaptive learning solutions are second to none and can be tailored to fit any size organization and any size budget. We would like... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
The future holds a lot of potential for Security professionals. A recent study identified the connections between security clearances and certifications, so government workers, and those that want to be, can increase their value by holding a security clearance as found within that study. Evan Lesser, the founder and managing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Our Daily Questions have become very popular and were overloading our blog, so we decided to post the question directly on our homepage instead. Take a look here and see if you can answer todays MCITP question. Be sure to check back daily! Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Usually I post a multiple choice question, but today is a bit different (and a little tougher)... Your network has Windows 7 Ultimate computers that are shared by corporate and the sales department. Corporate needs to be able to run all... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
This week only, we have 10 Security+ Lab Videos to give away. All you have to do is... 1. "Like" our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Information-Technology-TechnologyCerts/1546680... 2. If you are one of the 10 chosen, you will receive a notification and the discount code on Friday. CompTIA-SecurityLab-SecurityConfiguration.mp4 Watch on Posterous * Contest... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Your laser printer gives you an error code 50. This is usually caused by a defective: formatter board DC controller fuser assembly high voltage power supply laser unit Answer: Don't look until you are ready! What do you think it is? Find it below... Today is the last day for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE ISDN uses _______ technology.: only digital digital and analog only analog neither digital nor analog For more questions like this, try a free practice exam. Sample some award-winning A+ training here Purchase the A+ training video for only $109.95 with code VIDEO290... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd
A 1xx POST error code indicates a problem with the: Video RAM or ROM Hard Drive System Board Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Technology Certs IT Crowd