Each of us is expected to work longer than the previous generation. Many of us work in jobs that did not exist when we started (even if you only started 5 years ago!).
In order to remain relevant to the economy, most professionals will need to participate in ongoing professional development. This can take the form of on-the-job training, mentoring, supervision, professional society membership and attendance, conferences or training.
Certification includes an expectation (and therefore a guarantee) that the certified person actively works to increase their personal capabilities, skills and knowledge.
- Ensures well-rounded skills and capabilities
- Enables focus on strengths and weaknesses
- Commitment to ongoing participation in the industry
- Commitment to constantly improving quality in your own work