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We've gathered a collection of our learning guides and tutorials on Internet-related topics. You'll find learning guides for certification, project management, business etiquette, business writing and more. Then see, below, our quizzes and our larger collection of learning resources.

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  • Write a Resume that Commands Attention -- Your resume should describe your professional experience, career accomplishments, training and education. See our resources for guidance on how to put that all together with flair.

  • Compelling Cover Letters -- Unlike resumes, cover letters can communicate your personality and your enthusiasm for the job. Our collection of tips will show you how.

  • Avoid Resume Blunders -- Is your resume too long? Too short? Did you list irrelevant information? Review our collection of common errors before you send out your resume. For a little comic relief, don't miss the "Resume Hall of Shame."

  • Fast Guide to IT Humor -- Here's our big collection of IT humor to help you knock 'em dead at your next presentation.

  • The Interview -- Be Prepared! -- Don't be nervous during interviews -- be prepared. See the questions you may face and be aware of the interviewer's goals. Ace your next interview!

  • Check Spelling and Grammar -- Spell check isn't enough. See these resources to help you polish up that resume before you send it out.

  • Complete Guide to Becoming an Oracle Database Administrator -- Follow our guide to becoming an Oracle database administrator (DBA), which takes you from writing a killer resume and cover letter to the job interview and, then on to getting Oracle certifications. Finally, learn about climbing the ranks of your organization to star-status DBA.

  • Fast Guide to Case Studies -- Case studies are a great way to benefit from the experiences of others and also useful for generating discussion about best practices and problem-solving strategies. We've gathered case studies in IT-related fields.

  • IT and Business Management -- These CIO guides will help you develop your repertoire of IT and business management skills.

  • Cisco Certification -- Cisco certifications help networking professionals get jobs, get raises, and get ahead in their careers. Cisco certifications also help networking pros validate their routing, switching, designing and security knowledge. Read our guide to get more information on the certifications themselves and where to get the best background. Also included: lots of practical tips on how to pass the CCNA, CCNP, and other Cisco exams.

  • Writing for Business -- Poor grammar -- whether in a resume, an interview, or a business communication -- could hinder your chances of getting the job or getting ahead in your career. Browse hundreds of quiz questions in Writing for Business to improve your odds.

  • Check Spelling and Grammar -- Spell check isn't enough. See these resources to help you polish up that resume before you send it out.
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  • DBA Jobs -- Our Oracle DBA jobs topic organizes all our advice and tips for DBAs and DBA job seekers. Covers Oracle training, the role of a database administrator, how to find an Oracle job, common interview questions, and helpful advice for career advancement.

  • Data Center Jobs -- Whether you're looking for a new job or looking to continue your professional development, check out our resources on data center careers for tips and advice on the desirable skills and how to get them.

  • iSeries Career Resources -- If you're interested in boning up on current iSeries interviewing techniques, education and training providers, employment services, salaries -- or simply searching for a new job, this is the place.

  • Microsoft Certifications -- See must-know info on MCSA and MCSE to get your IT career on the fast track to success.

  • MPLS and Cisco CCIP certification -- Knowledge of backbone routing is incomplete these days without a working knowledge of MPLS. Get that in this collection of tips on the subject by networking guru and CCIE Robbie Harrell.

  • SAP Jobs -- Check out this collection of expert advice, resources, articles and learning tools designed to win you success in your job search and make you a valuable commodity in the SAP job market.

  • SAP Career Advancement -- Got the job? Check out expert advice, resources, articles and learning tools to get ahead and become a valuable commodity in your SAP career.

  • Careers and Staffing for the Mid-market -- Browse the careers and staffing section to discover the latest news, expert technical advice, tech tips, resources and white papers on this topic.

 

We've got lots more information for you! Check out the full collection of Learning Guides and Tutorials to learn essential information on a wide range of subjects. You'll find guides and tutorials about networking, storage and storage management, backup and recovery, and a wide range of other topics, including business intelligence, programming and much more.

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