Degree vs. Certification – Which Is Better?

By Josh Seliner |   Wed, Aug 22, 2018 @ 10:43 AM

If you had to choose between an academic degree or an IT certification, which do you think would be better for your IT career?

As with so many questions, there isn’t a simple either/or answer. It’s more of an “it depends” situation. There are benefits and drawbacks to both. Your individual situation is what should determine the answer. How much time and money do you have to invest in education? What are your career goals? What stage are you at in your career?

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Stop Hiring for Degrees and Start Hiring for Skills

By ATR International |   Wed, Aug 23, 2017 @ 06:43 AM

Recently, Inc.com wrote about the recruiting philosophy that LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Weiner is advocating - skills not degrees. It’s a shift in thinking that can make a big difference. And with open tech positions outnumbering tech workers, it’s an idea that can help companies as they struggle to find qualified workers to fill the estimated 600,000+ technology positions currently open.

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