Career and Job Search Guide

Professional Certification

A professional or technical certification affirms a knowledge, advanced skill set and experience base for career practitioners in a particular field or industry. Certification represents an reputable declaration of a particular individual's professional competence, skill set and ability. In some fields and industries professional certification is a requirement for employment or career advancement. Doctors, accountants, mechanics, professional secretaries, surveyors, programmers, administrators, agents and many other professionals are all required to go through a professional certification process. In all instances, certification will enhance the career advancement and employability of the individual employee or practioner.

Many companies in today's challenging and competitive economy recognize their workforce as their most valuable asset. Professionals, whether employed by a large company or self-employed, know that now more than ever before it is imporant acquire and maintain more comprehensive and indepth skill-sets to ensure their own ability and marketability in the workplace.

The benefits of professional certification include:
  • High wages and salary
  • Education assistance
  • Enhance career marketability
  • Enhanced employment opportunities.
  • Higher level of competence
  • More effective employee