A computer software expert is a software expert. Not exactly. There is, for example, a Certified Associate in Software Testing offered by the Quality Assurance Institute or a Foundation Level Certified Tester accredited under the Auspices of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board. There are all kinds of certified software experts.
Responding to a column on mine in the Washington Examiner, Alexis Chng-Castor, marketing coordinator of the HR Certification Institute, pointed out the increasing importance of certification in the human resources field. Certification is a “resume sorter” that gives a candidate an extra edge in tough economic times.
There are countless certification paths and options:
While great managers view people as people, emotionless companies who reengineer individuals into and out of jobs tend to view folks as products. If you want to stay on the shelf, it doesn’t hurt to flash a shining seal of approval.
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Seven-time, New York Times best-selling author of "Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive," with two books among the top 15 inspirational business books of all time, according to the New York Times. He is one of America’s most popular and entertaining business speakers, and currently serves as Chairman at the MackayMitchell Envelope Company, one of the nation’s major envelope manufacturers, producing 25 million envelopes a day.
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