Don’t tell my boss, but I’ve got to admit that our new baby-to-be has me considering all my career options, especially the ones that allow me a little more mobility. But do I have what it takes to be a techie?
If you’re considering Oracle certification, the first and most crucial step you must take is to make a decision about which certification may be right for you. Oracle offers an incredible range of professional certifications and ensuring your choose the one that will serve you best in your career is essential to strategically investing your time, energy and money in career development.
Jumping headlong into the certification process without committing adequate consideration to which certifications may be appropriate given your current role in IT and your future career goals will only result in you wasting precious resources on a certification that may or may not meet your needs. Therefore, you must decide what it is you want to achieve through certification and make your selection accordingly for which Oracle credential to pursue.
One of the best ways to narrow down the Oracle certifications that may be a good fit for you is to use Oracle’s Certification Finder. You can locate the search function here: http://certification.oracle.com. This tool lets you select your current position in IT and the product area in which you wish to expand your knowledge and skills.
The search function will then kick out a list of certifications that may be appropriate for you. Read the descriptions of the certifications thoroughly in order to ensure the credential really will meet your needs. After you choose a certification to pursue, seek out exam prep help from a reputable provider like testslive.com in order to boost your performance on the required exams.
How about you? Do you have any tech certifications, or do you learn as you go?
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