5 Reasons Why IT Certifications Still Matter

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    Jessica Davis

    | Posted 2008-08-14
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5. Certifications can command higher pay

If you are an individual professional, certifications can command higher pay at salary negotiation time. And if you are hiring and your professionals already hold certifications, you don't have the immediate expense of getting them certified.


Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com

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