If your business is like most, you’ve adopted at least one new technology in the past couple years. Whether that’s a cloud solution or Salesforce Lightning, you likely either trained your IT staff or hired people to implement the system. But have you trained the rest of your team how to use that technology?
The effort and money you put into some certifications outweigh the time and effort you might put into others. We decided to find a middle ground and came up with a list of certs that won’t break the bank, won’t consume your life, and will still make you in demand to employers.
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It happens every time. You deploy a new OS or system and then you spend the next six months “fixing” “problems” that amount to user error. User training should be the final part of a big project and planned from the beginning.
If you’re working an IT job, it’s easy to get bogged down in the constant flow of tickets thrown at you. However, keeping up-to-date on your certifications is a piece of the job that, if not done properly, will leave you stuck in the past.
How many times have you had to take time from your IT duties to help a user connect their iOS device to AirPlay or help them use Excel? By investing in end-user training, your users get the training they need, freeing you up to focus on your real job. These are the 8 technologies that you didn’t think your organization would need training on, but that they likely could benefit from.
IT training isn’t just for IT professionals — or even just for developers, data analysts, or security professionals. Not by a long shot. There are many non-technical, customer-facing professionals that would benefit from basic networking or cloud training.
CompTIA Cloud Essentials was designed with the non-technical professional in mind. If you’re not familiar with the cloud or CompTIA exams, you probably need a little help preparing for the test. These are tried and true methods that can be generalized, even if you’re not a CBT Nuggets subscriber.
There’s no better skill set to acquire in the current environment than a cloud certification and no better place to start learning the cloud than CompTIA. If you’re trying to weigh the differences between Cloud+ and Cloud Essentials, this guide should help.