Why Certifications Matter?
According to Microsoft.com: Getting certified gives you a professional edge by providing globally recognized industry endorsed evidence of skills mastery, demonstrating your abilities and willingness to embrace new technologies. Verify your skills and unlock opportunities with certifications.
On average, Microsoft certified technologists earn 15% more than their uncertified peers. What’s more, certified employees are often entrusted with supervising their peers—putting you on the fast track for a promotion.
Get Hired and be Productive Faster
Microsoft Certified Professionals spend less time interviewing and more time driving value. Adding a Microsoft certification to your resume helps you stand out and get hired—faster. What’s more, certified new hires are fully productive an entire month sooner than their uncertified peers, making your skills clearly stand out.
91% of hiring managers consider certification as part of their hiring criteria.
Microsoft, Microsoft Certification Program Satisfaction Study, April 2012
39% Certified new hires reach full productivity 39% faster than their peers
IDC/Microsoft, The Business Value of IT Certification, November 2015
38% of IT professionals claimed certification helped them perform complex tasks more confidently.
Pearson VUE, The Value of IT Certification Survey, January 2016
Employees who are certified are ideal for a cloud-related position.