Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler

Subject: Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler
From: Milan Davidović <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Steven Jong <stevefjong -at- comcast -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 08:57:42 -0400

Most of these sources themselves offer some sort of certification, so
it might be in their better interests to present certification as
beneficial. Were you concerned about bias? Did you look into how any
of them arrived at these results?

Milan DavidoviÄ

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 1:56 PM, Steven Jong <stevefjong -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:
> On salaries, compared with non-certified practitioners:
> Association of Financial Professionals: Certified support staff +30%
> Institute of Management Accountants: CPA, CMAs, and CFMs +27%
> Certified Fraud Examiners: +22%
> American Association of Professional Coders (2007): certified coders Â+17%
> Project Management Institute: PMPs +15% [it's increased since then, to over 17%--sfj]
> Certified Information Systems Auditor: +10%
> On organizations:
> Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) Value of Certification Survey (2008): 48% say their company believes that hiring HR professionals gives a competitive edge; 73% of leaders say certified HR professionals inspire greater trust and confidence from colleagues
> International Data Corporation (IDC) white paper on Microsoft certification conclusion: Get as many certified engineers as possible
> Service Oriented Architecture Institute: Businesses spend $6525 per person on certification; 90% say they got expected ROI
> On the hiring decision:
> ISCC: 90% who hire IS staff say certification is important
> HRCI: 50% say hiring managers consider certification when interviewing or hiring

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