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5 Ways to Boost Your Value Without Certs

IT certifications have gone from cachet to cliché, whether in enterprise IT departments, or among the ranks of VARs and other channel entities.  While there are still a handful of IT certifications that do still matter, for the most part, certifications aren’t as important as real-world skills and experience.  So for those who’d rather climb the corporate ladder without dragging a worthless acronym with you, here are five simple ways to increase your employment value without certification: