For most business users, the IT team is the heart of the company. Everyone in the organization can rely on them for everything, from accessing resources to restoring them. You may have assigned them to projects for your organization. However, there are always the “by-the-way hallway” impromptu requests. They are the team everyone needs.
Your IT team is aware that there will always be users you need to support, devices or accounts that need troubleshooting, or projects you need to complete. Although activity is good, it can quickly become routine for the team. Over time, the team may become accustomed to “clocking in” and “clocking out”. This becomes the daily operating procedure. Your team may find it more difficult to “find something to work on” once they are so proficient at what they do.
You need to challenge your team to improve their skills to be able to handle any issue that may arise. This will help break the cycle of repetition and keep them engaged in their work.
Certifications are a great way to demonstrate your accomplishments. I also have CompTIA, VMware and Palo Alto certifications. All of them have helped me gain knowledge and have been very useful in my IT career. They are all great certifications but the training behind them is what really makes a difference to your team.
You know Cisco certifications are highly valued in IT administration. Why? The training. Cisco training is superior to other training for at least three reasons.
Cisco training is always challenging.
Cisco training is based on skill-building.
Cisco training builds confidence through experience
Cisco training is always challenging
Cisco training can be challenging at any level. You can choose to start with the CCT, CCNA or CCNA training for a new or experienced network technician or if you are an IT professional who wants to go CCNP level. Cisco training will challenge your IT skills because you learn how to do it (CCT or CCNA level). At the CCNP level, you will learn the “Why?” This is crucial because context is everything in deciding what to do. This is what you expect from your IT team. Cisco training will always prompt your IT team to ask why.
Cisco training is rooted in skill-building
Each certification training program has a different approach. CompTIA, for example, focuses on theory while Microsoft focuses more on the details.
Cisco training is unique in that it all is based on skill-building. All training is based on making it a habit to do it again and again until you have the ability to think at the skill level required to complete a task. This holds true whether you’re dealing with configuring, troubleshooting, or making subnetting decisions.
Cisco certifications can be difficult for many reasons. However, one reason is that you cannot succeed without the skills you have acquired in your training. Cisco certification exams will challenge your technical knowledge and skills.
Cisco training builds confidence through practical experience
Cisco training requires you to practice every day until your confidence in your abilities increases. Cisco training can be challenging. It will give you the results you need and allow you to do it your own way or according to the parameters (think CCIE Level). You will be more confident in dealing with any challenges you face once you have completed your training experience. You begin to think about what you need to achieve your goals.
This webinar is free and available to anyone who is preparing for the Cisco exam.
Cisco Training: How Cisco Training Can Help Your Team Improve
No matter if you are a Cisco shop, your IT team needs Cisco training. This is because it forces everyone on the team to think about why and how to do it. These challenges will give your team the ability to apply the skills they have learned.
Cisco training aims to develop skills that your team needs beyond Cisco technology. Your team will gain confidence in themselves and in the technologies they use through the training. This will allow them to do their jobs better.
Finally, investing in training your team lets them know that you value them and want them to grow as individuals. This can increase morale.