A Few Things to Consider About Certification
By Harold Green on Jan 18, 2011
I hope that the new year is going well for you. I know that there are those of you out there who are considering whether to get certified. As you weigh the benefits of getting certified, here are a few things to consider:
- Oracle Certification can help make you a better technical professional: The process of becoming certified will challenge the depth and breadth of your technical skills and knowledge. When a candidate follows a legitimate path to become certified (study, training, practice/experience) he or she will learn and grow as an IT professional.
- Oracle Certification can be a significant differentiator: Our studies show that those who become Oracle certified have more confidence and credibility, are more productive, and are better at resolving issues. It's no wonder that those who are certified have better earning potential.
- Oracle Certification is a solid return on investment: Our most recent salary survey indicates that on a global basis - those who are certified earn 13.7% more than those who are not certified. In every region of the world, certified individuals earn significantly more than those who are not certified.
So, as you consider the value of
certification and whether you should take the time to become certified, I
hope that you will include the information above in making your