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5 Essential IT Certifications and Certificates: Entry-Level and Beginner

Whether you’re just starting out or are established in your career, IT certifications can have their benefits. Here are the most prominent IT certifications for entry-level IT positions, and the paths you’ll open with them.
December 16, 2020
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5 SQL Certifications for Your Data Career in 2021

A SQL or database certification may help you reach your goals in the world of data science. Here are five to consider.
February 18, 2021
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Is an Online MBA Worth It? The Return on Your Investment

Online MBAs can be worth it if you're prioritizing cost and flexibility, and are ready to embrace online interaction with your peers and professors.
March 30, 2021
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What Does a Data Analyst do? A Career Guide [Updated 2021]

A data analyst gathers, cleans, and studies data sets to help solve problems. Here's how you can start on a path to become one.
December 16, 2020
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10 In-Demand Jobs You Can Get with a Business Degree (2021)

See how you can elevate your career with a degree in business.
December 11, 2020
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What Is a UX Engineer? And How to Become One

UX engineers combine front end engineering with UX principles, and frequently collaborate with designers, researchers, and back end engineers.
May 6, 2021
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What Can You Do with a Finance Degree? 7 Careers for the 21st Century

As a finance professional, you can ensure businesses and nonprofits operate smoothly and ethically, or help individuals achieve their dreams. Here are seven career paths a finance degree can prepare you for.
March 30, 2021
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10 Popular Cybersecurity Certifications [2021 Updated]

Elevate your career in information security with these in-demand credentials.
February 17, 2021
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How to Become an Information Security Analyst: Salary, Skills, and More

Information security analysts keep organizations' data safe. You can become one by getting a certification, building the right skills, or earning a related degree.
March 30, 2021
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How to Pay for Graduate School: 7 Ways

There are several strategies you can use to cover your graduate school costs, including foreign and domestic service, scholarships, employer tuition assistance, loans, and deferring enrollment.
March 30, 2021
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