There are a lot of IT professionals out in the market and in can be difficult to differentiate who is knowledgeable enough in the technologies you use. If an IT professional is serious about their career, they should regularly invest time in obtaining and maintaining relevant certifications.
Why use a certified professional?
- Demonstrates specific, in-depth knowledge.
- Shows commitment to learning and professionalism.
- Gives the customer confidence and value-for-money services.
- Gives the professional access to additional support and other resources.
When hiring, don’t be afraid to ask for a list of their specific competencies and certifications. They should be able to explain their skill sets and how it is relevant to your business. Anyone who has recently acquired certifications is dedicated to keeping their skills up-to-date.
So when you are looking for a professional, look for their certifications. Coupled with demonstratable experience, this should assist in choosing someone to help you and your business.