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April, 2011


April 29, 2011  3:58 PM

Emmett Dulaney Offers “Monkey-See, Monkey-Do” Guide to Social Engineering

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In what has to be one of his coolest articles in a long time — profusely illustrated, too, no less — Emmett Dulaney strikes gold over at CertCities.com with "A Visual Guide to Social...

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April 27, 2011  1:33 PM

HP ExpertONE: Newish Cert Program Sneaks Up on Me

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Among my many and various jobs (the life of a freelancer is often about changing hats frequently, which means keeping up with a large hat-rack and regular rotation of chapeaux), I moderate discussion groups on several forums at the HP Learning...

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April 25, 2011  5:08 PM

Microsoft to Up MCP Exam Prices in USA to $150 on 7/1/2011

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For the first time in nearly a decade — nine-plus years, anyway — Microsoft is raising its certification exam prices. As of July 1, 2011, the cost of an MCP exam (which applies to all Microsoft certifications except for Microsoft Office Specialist topics, and high end exams like those for the...


April 18, 2011  2:45 PM

Microsoft Hosts Free Job Interview Bootcamp on “Career Factor”

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Tomorrow morning at 7:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (-08:00) Microsoft will host a live job interview bootcamp through its "Career Factor" online reality show, hosted by Microsoft Staffing consultant Wendy Hill. Her sessions at the Microsoft Certified Career Conference on this topic have always been...


April 15, 2011  1:23 PM

Microsoft Launches Lync 2010 Certs

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For those who don't already know, Microsoft Lync 2010 is the company's unified communications server technology. Here's how MS describes its workings on the Lync home page: "Microsoft Lync 2010 provides a...


April 13, 2011  1:58 PM

Cisco Launches Learning Labs for Hands-on Training

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April 12, 2011  3:07 PM

Microsoft to Host Live, Online Resume Writing Workshop 4/13/2011

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If you're not averse to installing and using Microsoft Live Meeting on your PC (which may already be installed on your Windows machine, if you've elected to include Windows Live Essentials on your desktop), you may want to drop in on a live online session of Microsoft's ongoing reality series...


April 8, 2011  5:24 PM

PMI Now Offers Agile Certification

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Agile is a well-known term to project management and development practitioners, and is gaining significant ground in the workplace as a methodology to design, build, and deliver software — and increasingly, projects of many other kinds as well — on time, under budget, and to meet specific...


April 6, 2011  2:44 PM

IT Earnings Down, Cert Values (Slightly Up)

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The 2011 IT Skills and Salary Report jointly produced by Global Knowledge (an IT training firm) and TechRepublic (an online resource for IT professionals) surveyed over 12,000 IT...


April 4, 2011  2:07 PM

Glimmers of Employment Hope, But No Major Turnaround…Yet

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