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GoCertify Salutes Martin Luther King Jr.

As the United States celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we at GoCertify are taking another holiday detour from our regularly scheduled certification programming.

U.S. Jobs: December Dip Belies Good Year for Emplyoment Growth

As we look back at the final month of 2017, there's both good news and bad news on the employment front. The bad news is slow growth ... but that's also the good news.

Six Hot Networking Certifications for 2018

Skilled networking professionals will continue to be in high demand in 2018. Certification can give you an edge. These six credentials will help you sharpen your skills and be ready to compete for top jobs.

Maximizing Human Capital to Fill Cybersecurity Jobs

The cybersecurity skills gap weighs heavily on the minds of employers both inside the IT realm and elsewhere. But what if the skilled cybersecurity professional your company needs is already on the payroll?

Six Hot Linux Certifications for 2018

Skilled Linux professionals will continue to be in high demand in 2018. Certification can give you an edge. These six credentials will help you sharpen your skills and be ready to compete for top jobs.

Spiceworks Survey Speaks to 'Wage Unrest' Among IT Pros

A new survey suggests that many skilled IT professionals aren't particularly pleased with their current compensation. There may, however, be a silver lining to this cloud of discontent.

Six Hot Big Data Certifications for 2018

Skilled Big Data professionals will continue to be in high demand in 2018. Certification can give you an edge. These six credentials will help you sharpen your skills and be ready to compete for top jobs.

CompTIA Introduces Stackable Certifications

In the season when building blocks are in high demand, CompTIA joins in the fun with combinations of its A+, Network+, Security+, and other credentials to create additional certs based on two- and three-element matchups.

GoCertify Will Be Home for the Holidays

It's the end of 2017 as we know it, and everyone here at GoCertify feels fine. We're keeping the lights on during the Christmas and New Year's break, but there will be some service interruptions.

GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Certification Watch Newsletters of 2017

In this week's roundup of the latest IT certification news, there is no roundup of the latest IT certification news!

GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Articles of 2017

The holidays are upon us, and 2018 is nearly here. Do you have a new desk calendar yet? (Do people still use desk calendars?) GoCertify revisits our 10 most popular IT certification articles of 2017.

Encouraging Signs from November U.S. Jobs Report

The powers that be are stepping on the gas just a bit, and things are looking up for 2018 (if somewhat modestly). Jobs continue to grow at reasonable pace, and wages continue to creep up.

GoCertify Looks Back: Our 10 Most Popular Quizzes of 2017

It's the end of the calendar year as we know it, and everyone feels fine. GoCertify revisits our 10 most popular IT certification quizzes of 2017.

Microsoft Learning: Buy More Exams, Get a Bigger Discount

If you act before the end of the year, you can cash in on up to half off on Microsoft certification exams. Because the more exams you buy, the more you save you can rack up some nice savings.

Get an IT Boost from the CompTIA Plus Conference

CompTIA Plus is a jam-packed, one-day IT power-up. You can participate in online presentations by top tech thinkers, network with other professionals, and even win prizes, all without leaving your desk.

2018 Is Coming: What Are Your Certification Plans?

The New Year is just around the corner. It's time to start thinking about acquiring and maintaining your certs for 2018. Here are some reminders and tips to help you cross all your Ts and dot all your Is.