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Hot eCommerce tech jobs: Why being ‘Magento Certified’ is a resume must-have

Magento, an ebay inc company.
Magento, an ebay inc company. Photo by Robert Banh, flickr.com

The very best career advice for a tech-savvy eCommerce professional is to get certification in the Magento platform. Owned by eBay, this end-to-end solution for medium to large sized e-tailers is in great demand.

The reason is quite simple: There is a labor shortage right now for talent in the world of eCommerce and you can increase your salary if you have Magento certification on your resume.

If you are an eCommerce developer, consultant, manager or merchant then getting Magento certification can also help you advance in your career and make you a highly sought-after job candidate that has to literally turn down offers.

Kirk Sears, a national technology and eCommerce recruiter based in Connecticut, says “I’ve been told by several online clients that one of the fastest growing software apps, which happens to be in eCommerce, is Magento. They have an enormous need for certification developers. Our firm must have 27 openings all over the country, and if I find an eCommerce professional or developer with Magento in his profile, then I can refer this person to about 10 companies within 24 hours.”

How to get started on your Magento certification…

  • The online courses are $260 each and there are four options to choose from.
  • For developers, there are three offerings: Front End Developer Certification, Magento Developer Certification and Developer Plus Certification.
  • For eCommerce professionals like managers, consultants and merchants, the Solution Specialist Certification offering is what you will need to get certified.
  • Once you are ready to take the test, then find a PROMETRIC testing center near you. There are over 5,000 locations worldwide to choose from.

Please email me your testimonial if you get a raise or land a better job once you have Magento certification on your resume.

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For further reading:

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