TechNet Radio: IT Time–Get Certified! Why Microsoft Certification Matters

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Blain Barton  and the Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson are back for their monthly show and in today's episode, they discuss the importance of Microsoft Certifications. Tune in as they chat about how getting certified directly affected their careers, some tips and tricks for the MCSA on Windows Server 2012 as well as the free "Early Experts" challenge you can sign-up for in preparation for the exam. 

Become an "Early Expert"

 The Windows Server 2012 "Early Experts" Challenge provides a FREE online study group with certification exam preparation materials for quickly learning about the latest version of Windows Server! The Challenge involves a series of Knowledge Quests - starting with the Apprentice Quest below - and each Quest ends with a special completion certificate for you to promote your new knowledge! To make it easy to participate, each Quest is developed in a modular format that you can complete based on your own schedule and availability.

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    Great conversation, Blain and Ed! Love what Ed said about the difference between getting an MCSE and being an MCSE. I also enjoyed your take on upgrade exams, as many IT pros are now wondering whether they should complete their MCITP and take 417, or just go to 410/411/412.

    Again, thanks for this episode. I'll share it with our Microsoft Learning community!

    P.S. Did you know about our "90 Days to MCSA" challenge?  Smiley

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    Florian Klaffenbach

    Great Video :) I have also collected some free learnings ressources for the Born to learn community and "90 Days to MCSA" :)

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