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Unformatted text preview: a personal achievement that adds credibility among peers and employers. Certification also authorizes the certificate holder to use the product’s official logo or symbol on personal items, such as business cards and Web pages. Numerous salary surveys show that certification helps influence pay increases. A recent survey reported that 51 percent of the respondents had a salary increase due to certification. In addition, individuals with more than one area of certification can command even higher salaries, according to Shelly and Cashman (Benefits of Certification). Companies often pay a bonus as an incentive for certification. The use of computers and the demand for computer professionals continue to grow. By becoming certified in an IT area, you and your employer both will enjoy the benefits. Works Cited Shelly, Gary B., and Thomas J. Cashman. "Benefits of Certification." Course Technology. 31 March 2008 <www.scsite.com/wd2007/pr2/wc.htm>....
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