Your Certification Journey Starts with a Single Step!

Sunday morning I woke up to find a foot of snow in my driveway; time to break out the shovel! I dressed up warm (the thermometer read -9C / 19F), grabbed my shovel, and opened the garage door... and was flummoxed. Where should I start? There was a wall of snow all along both sides … Continue reading Your Certification Journey Starts with a Single Step!

Certifications versus Degrees

As I peruse the articles I have written over the years that were not originally written for my blog (or, as is the case here, that was originally on my old blog, was republished elsewhere, and did not get transitioned over to the new site after the moves) I am finding a number of articles … Continue reading Certifications versus Degrees

Certifications Alone Do Not Make the Pro

An interesting post appeared in a newsgroup that I monitor today. A desktop support technician in the United Kingdom lamented a colleague who had attended a two week MCSE boot camp and indeed earned that certification. Unfortunately he later encountered a number of simple issues that he could not resolve, including one with regard to … Continue reading Certifications Alone Do Not Make the Pro

This MCTs Path to Certification

As I peruse the collection of articles that I have written over the past ten years that are, for whatever reason, not posted on The World According to Mitch I am amazed to see the differences from where I was to where I am.  I hope that some of these articles will help others to … Continue reading This MCTs Path to Certification

Choose Your First Certification Exam Wisely

As I peruse the articles that I have written over the past ten years I occasionally come across one that is interesting or relevant today.  I wrote this article when I was working with CertGuard, and it was published in November, 2006.  If you are an IT Pro starting down the path to certifications, this … Continue reading Choose Your First Certification Exam Wisely

Time Tips for Certification Exams

As I peruse the tome of articles that I wrote over the past ten years that were never published on this site, I am finding some articles that are timeless, including this one originally written for CertGuard, on Exam Time Management. -M <May, 2007>It is a common misconception that information such as the number of … Continue reading Time Tips for Certification Exams