By Dan Tynan – the trends currently taking hold of IT organizations may have a broader impact on IT employment than we’ve seen in years. Job titles that were once considered secure are suddenly on the verge of extinction. Call it the new IT ice age. And tech pros who don’t evolve with the times risk joining the T-Rex and the triceratops in the tar pits.
The Pink-Crested Credentialist (Certificatus maximus)
Trailing a long list of technical certifications behind it like a vestigial tail, the Credentialist can still be found in its natural habitat — the HR department of a company it wants to work for. But it has been marginalized by IT pros with actual skills and experience, says Mike Meikle, CEO of the Hawkthorne Group. more> http://tinyurl.com/8muxtbh