Tuesday Jul 21, 2015

What's New With Oracle Certification This Week?

Are you waiting for a new Oracle Certification exam to be released? Interested in beta testing, or waiting for your beta exam score? 

See what’s in beta now, view exams just released into production, get information on current promotions or learn about new certifications below. 

Current Promotions

Oracle Database 12c: RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administration|1Z1-068 - Continuing

Beta Scores Available in CertView

Wednesday Jul 15, 2015

What's New With Oracle Certification This Week?

Are you waiting for a new Oracle Certification exam to be released? Interested in beta testing, or waiting for your beta exam score? 

See what’s in beta now or view what's just released into production below.

Now Available in Production:

Now Available in Beta - Significant Discounts Apply

Beta Scores Available in CertView

Tuesday Jul 14, 2015

Still Celebrating Java?

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 This globally available offer is now open through December 31, 2015. 

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Thursday Jul 09, 2015

What's New With Oracle Certification Exams This Week?

Are you waiting for a new Oracle Certification exam to be released? Interested in beta testing, or waiting for your beta exam score?

See what’s in beta now or view exams just released into production below.

Now Available in Production:

Now Available in Beta - Significant Discounts Apply

Beta Scores Available in CertView

Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

What Does Recertification Mean For Me?

By Brandye Barrington

Are you affected by Oracle Certification's Recertification Policy? If so, what should you do?

Who is affected?

  • Candidates who hold an Oracle Database certification no later than Oracle9i Database
  • Candidates who hold an Oracle Database certification no later than Oracle Database 10g

Required Action:

  • Oracle9i Database certified candidates: Upgrade to Oracle Database 10g, 11g, or 12c by November 1, 2015.
  • Oracle Database 10g certified candidates: Upgrade to Oracle Database 11g or 12c by March 1, 2016.

Learn More:

Tuesday Jun 09, 2015

Advance Your Java Skill Set With Java SE 8

Why be Certified in Java SE 8?
  • Skills are in demand.
    • Employers want Java skills more than anything else - “According to IT Job Site, Dice.com, Java development was the most sought-after software-building skill by employers in the first quarter of 2014.”
  • Prove your programming fluency with Java SE 8.
    • 7%: Salary growth for Oracle Certified Professionals in 2015 - According to the Certification Magazine 2015 Annual Salary Survey.
  • Java SE 8 has changed significantly.
    • Reduced development time by using lambdas programming. - In the technical keynote address for JavaOne 2013, Mark Reinhold, chief architect for the Java Platform Group at Oracle, described lambda expressions as the single largest upgrade to the Java programming model ever.

Choose to move ahead of the rest and register for the Java SE 8 Programmer II (1Z1-809) beta exam today! There is a limited time opportunity to earn this certification at a reduced price. Act now!

Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for beta exam 1Z1-809. Receive all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification Website.

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Thursday Jun 04, 2015

Can Oracle Certification Really Affect Your Paycheck?

Salaries for Oracle Certified Professionals (OCP) grew 7% last year according to the 2015 Annual Salary Survey recently released by Certification Magazine.

All 4 Oracle certifications levels made the Most Popular list of 75.

Here's how Oracle certifications ranked in the annual survey of over 700 certifications by average total salary:

  • #44 Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
  • #58 Oracle Certified Expert (OCE)
  • #63 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
  • #67 Oracle Certified Specialist (OCS)

Whether you are just starting out or trying to change your current role -  earning a certification demonstrates you have what it takes to get the job done.  Being recognized for having the needed skills can be a challenge.  Competition is fierce and IT is hot now.  Oracle offers training and certification that grows along with you and your skills. What’s stopping you? Are you ready to start building a better future? 

We can help you find the path that fits your skills, experience and career goals.  Find out more here

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