9 Awesome Certifications to Make You More Marketable
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

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It’s always good to find ways to make yourself that much more marketable in today’s business world. And what better way to do that than to gain more knowledge, earn certifications or build on current skills?

Madame Noire details a list of competitive certifications and training you can get without too much stress or time lost from your work week. These options include becoming a certified financial planner, using your current skills to become a corporate trainer, and getting additional training in Microsoft software.

Many of these skills and certifications can be applied for working in almost any industry, and they don’t look half bad when included on your resume. Also, taking a few courses can help you upgrade your professional network through building relationships with fellow classmates and instructors. Hey, who knows? Your study partner or professor could be your next business partner or client.

For more on getting certified and other educational ways to boost your job marketability, visit BlackEnterprise.com/tag/certification.

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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