Suzy Jamieson has hit the nail on the head with this well thought out article on the benefits of certification in the oil and gas industry. I specifically like the emphasis on the values of certification to the different parties, e.g. the employee, the employer etc.
Realizing the Benefits of Certification
By now, certification is common across a broad range of professions. Quality certification programs provide standards and guidelines for professional recognition. While certification is not a license to practice in our industry as is the case with health professionals, accountants and others, it does provide a multitude of benefits... more