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August 10, 2012  3:57 PM

David Foote Lights Up the Most Recent BLS EmpSitSum



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

The BLS is the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, a wing of the Labor Department. EmpSitSum is how I've come to think of the monthly Employment Situation Summary that this agency publishes, nearly always on the first Friday of each month. Last week I commented on the latest such report in a blog...

August 8, 2012  4:32 PM

A Quick Peek at the Coming Win8 Packaging



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

OK, so GA is coming in a little under three months, on October 26, 2012. According to The Verge, this is what the packaging for Windows 8 will look like when boxed versions of the new OS appear on store shelves that day. [caption id="attachment_2406" align="aligncenter" width="300"]


August 8, 2012  3:40 PM

Microsoft Launches New MCSD: Web Applications



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Just yesterday (August 7, 2012), MS announced a brand-new Microsoft Certified Solution Developer credential --...


August 6, 2012  8:44 PM

Nice Step-by-Step Study Guide for MSCE: Private Cloud



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

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August 3, 2012  3:50 PM

Another First Friday Echoes “Slow Growth Mode”



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

This morning, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the Employment Situation Summary for July 2012. It's either a dark cloud with a silver lining, or a silver...


August 1, 2012  3:28 PM

Global Knowledge Calls Out “11 Skills Every IT Pro Needs…”



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

In the latest issue of its Global e-News newsletter (

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July 30, 2012  2:23 PM

More signs of continuing “Slow Growth Mode” in USA



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

On July 5, I wrote a blog post here entitled "Repeat After Me: 'Slow Growth Mode,'" wherein I laid out John Challenger's analysis for...


July 25, 2012  2:58 PM

Rebooted MCSE Adds Some Interesting Wrinkles



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

In June and July of 2012, I blogged several times about the new, reinvented MCSE (it's Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert this time around, rather than Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer). In "

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July 23, 2012  7:51 PM

Stay in School, Go (Back) to School!



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

It must be something in the air recently, but I've gotten half-a-dozen emails from readers asking me to explore the old familiar "school vs. certification" conundrum. For most people, career advancement or development is subject to limited time, money, and energy. Naturally, they want to invest in...


July 20, 2012  1:11 PM

Spread the Word: GoCertify.com Seeks Funding Injection — or Buyer



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Anybody who's read this blog for any length of time (or any of my other cert-related blogs for Tom's IT Pro or   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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