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Information Security Analysts: What They Do and How to Become One

Information security analysts keep the vast amounts of data companies and other organizations have stored. Here's what you need to know about the profession.
March 30, 2021
Information security analyst at work in an office

PMP Certification Overview: A Guide to Getting Started

With over a million certification holders worldwide, the PMP is widely recognized and has been linked to multiple benefits for project managers. Here's what you need to know to get started.
February 22, 2021
Project manager takes a moment to review his work

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
SQL certification test taker

10 Popular Cybersecurity Certifications [2021 Updated]

Elevate your career in information security with these in-demand credentials.
February 17, 2021
A man with glasses and a blue folder sits at a cybersecurity workstation with three computer screens.

Network Administrators: What They Do and How to Become One

Network administrators make sure the computer networks of an organization are secure and working well.
March 30, 2021
Network administrator works on a laptop in an open plan office

What Is Healthcare Administration? What You Need to Know [2021]

What does a healthcare administrator do (and how do I become one)?
March 30, 2021
A young woman working in healthcare administration speaking animatedly with her colleague

Creating User Journey Maps: A Guide

User journey maps help you harness empathy to gain valuable insights about your customers and your product.
February 18, 2021
Woman in a wheelchair draws elements of a user journey map to a team of colleages

How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation (Template + Tips)

Learn how to get effective recommendation letters to enhance your admission or job application with these tips and a template.
February 17, 2021
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What Is the CompTIA A+ Certification? What You Need to Know

The CompTIA A+ certification can help you land an entry-level position in IT by ensuring you know the basics of working with hardware, networks, and computer systems.
February 26, 2021
An IT worker puts his CompTIA A+ certification to work

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

IT certifications can be beneficial whether you’re just starting or are established in your career and looking to progress. Here are the most prominent IT certifications for entry-level IT positions, and where they can lead you.
December 16, 2020
IT learner considers which entry-level IT certification to get