What does it take to get to that next level of your IT career? What kinds of certifications will elevate you to the sr. level in the IT field? There are a few that I think will get you there, however these certifications are not for the faint of heart. You really have to bring your “A game.” These certifications take hours of preparation, years of hands-on experience and a lot of discipline. At this point in your career you can’t just chase down any random certification like you did when you were an IT newcomer. You probably are a subject matter expert now and have a more focused track on certifications. There are many great expert-level certifications to get in the IT industry today, but I’ve pointed out what I believe are the best and most desirable. Read the full post.