Master Microsoft products and technologies in your very own home lab! Delve into the tips, tricks, and gear you need to design a Microsoft home lab that will help you hone your skills and advance your IT career.
Ah, the world of virtualization. It’s a fun place to dabble, but be sure you’re not dabbling in your live production environment! This is your chance to get some tips for putting together a VMware home lab that will help you develop the skills you need to move your IT career forward.
What’s better: A home lab or a virtual lab? We dig into the pros and cons of the home labs and virtual labs IT pros use to enhance their skills, practice what they learn, and prepare for certification exams. Weigh in on the debate about this valuable IT experience!
Figuring out what’s next in your IT career can seem daunting. But there are always plenty of people around you who can help you work through the pros and cons of career options, preparations, and experiences you need to move forward. Finding a career mentor or coach is a brilliant strategy to take a step in the right direction. Explore the seven benefits of tapping into others’ experience and expertise to help you grow.
There’s no substitute for hands-on experience in the world of IT. As you’re looking to advance your IT career, it’s always a good idea to have a home lab where you can practice your skills, break things (and figure out how to fix them!), and even prepare for your certification success along the way. Explore these step-by-step instructions for building your Cisco home lab.
Take a closer look at the heralds of a handful of companies who have fought for your business. These technological kingdoms have veritable armies behind them, marching their way into your infrastructure. And you are both their masters and their thralls. Here’s how we envision the IT vendors if they were Game of Thrones Westeros Houses.
We here at CBT Nuggets are excited for the newest and final season premiere of Game of Thrones on July 16. Winter is coming, and we could not be any more ready for it. We sat down with CBT Nuggets trainer Ben Finkel and asked him how GoT connects to the world of programming.
This week, we took at look at how people in several common and in-demand IT roles can boost their resumes, from learning new skills, to earning certification, to adopting new approaches. Oh, and we also reexamined everybody’s favorite IT debate. We like to keep things edgy around here.
It’s one of the timeless debates in IT circles: Should you learn as many skills as you can? Or should you hone in on and specialize in one area? With the help of our trainers, we wade into the debate and determine which approach is more likely to get you hired!
What defines a good manager? There are a lot of things, but the most important one is leadership skills. It’s easy to list certifications and technologies you’ve earned or mastered on a resume. But how do you illustrate your leadership abilities? Explore ways to play up those skills on paper.