Desktop computing proficiency is increasingly important in today’s business world. As a result, when screening, hiring, and training employees, employers can feel reassured by relying on the objectivity and consistency of technology certification to ensure the competence of their workforce. As an employee or job seeker, you can use technology certification to prove that you already have the skills you need to succeed, saving current and future employers the trouble and expense of training you.
Microsoft Office Specialist certification for Microsoft Office 2010 is designed to assist employees in validating their skills with programs in the Office 2010 software suite. The following certification paths are available:
* A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is an individual who has demonstrated proficiency by passing a certification exam in one or more of the Office 2010 programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access, or in Microsoft SharePoint.
* A Microsoft Office Specialist Expert (MOS Expert) is an individual who has taken his or her knowledge of Office 2010 to the next level and has demonstrated by passing a certification exam that he or she has mastered the more advanced features of Word 2010 or Excel 2010.