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What are Technical Recruiters Looking for?

The IT profession has been getting a bit more crowded as of late. Technology’s impact on our day to day lives is growing and that means that up and reskilling is more competitive than ever. Whether you’re going in for your first job or applying for a promotion, there are a couple of old standbys…

Leadership for Remote Teams

While remote team management is not a new concept, current world events are dramatically increasing the likelihood that managers and their direct reports are no longer working face to face. With this changing landscape, it is imperative that managers evolve their processes of communication, evaluation, and motivation to adapt to this new and increasing environment….

The Best Entry Level IT Certifications

Starting a career in the IT sector is arguably one of the best pathways to a successful life. Ranked as one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, information technology remains the field of choice for individuals looking to have an exciting career while earning competitive salaries. Whether you’re a young student or a professional…

Are Technical Certifications Worth It?

There are mixed feelings about the value of IT certifications in the tech industry. While some pundits view them as a great way to boost earning potential and advance careers, others believe that the ability of an IT expert can only be demonstrated by the level of experience and number of projects worked on. Within…

Do I Need a 4-Year IT Degree to do Well in Tech?

A lot of persons subscribe to the myth that working in tech requires a four-year degree. Nothing could be further from the truth There’s no doubt that many IT professionals secured their foothold in the industry by studying IT/tech-related programs in college. However, others got in through online programs and learning the underpinnings of technology…

An IT Certification by Any Other Name: Busting the Ivy League IT Myth

If you work in or are currently a student of Information Technology, chances are you’re getting bombarded with ads for the most recent batch of IT certifications almost daily.  “Accelerate your IT career here!”, “Multiply your earnings with an online certification here!”, and so on. Often, these types of ads come through social media from…

2020 IT Certifications Road Map

IT students and pros today face a unique challenge: Future skills like Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cyber Security, Blockchain, and the like are moving too quickly for most university curricula and even enterprise-level businesses to keep pace. Many top tier institutions are turning to business leaders in these fields to help build and update these…

NASSCOM announces Future Skills Partnership with SkillUp Online

We’re proud to announce that SkillUp Online has signed an MoU with NASSCOM’s Sector Skills Council to help develop the NASSCOM FutureSkills portal. This partnership will enable SkillUp Online to empower both current and future working professionals in India with industry-leading courses (including Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud Technologies, Cyber Security, Blockchain etc.) certified by…

Top 10 Career Paths for the Aspiring Data Scientist

There are three top careers these days: software developer, health care aides, and data scientists. In fact, according to Glassdoor, data scientist has been the number one job in the United States for the last three consecutive years. Furthermore, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rise of data science needs will create 11.5M job openings by…