“Getting a Good Job in America” Part 6 – Google Career Certificates

The last post (#5) was about IT jobs. Related to this is the idea of “Google Career Certificates” at https://grow.google/. If you go to the page, you will see a section that looks like this:

This page claims:

  • That there are “1,300,000 in-demand job openings across certificate fields”
  • That $63,600 is the “average salary for entry-level roles across certificate fields”
  • That is takes about 6 months at 10 hours per week to complete a certificate. YMMV.

The certificates are available in fields like:

  • IT Support
  • Data Analytics
  • Project Management
  • UX Design
  • Android Development

There is a spectrum here, where IT Support is likely to be easier than Android Development to attain.

On this page, Google offers free introductory sessions learn more.

See also:

Thousands of Free Certificates from Google, Microsoft, Harvard, and others

See also:

IT CERTIFICATIONS – Certifications to accelerate your career

More Jobs Articles

Easy directory of all of Marshall Brain’s Jobs-related blog posts:

  1. Introduction to “Getting a Good Job in America”
  2. “Getting a Good Job in America” Part 2 – How do you gain skills?
  3. “Getting a Good Job in America” Part 3 – Newsweek weighs in with 19 jobs
  4. “Getting a Good Job in America” Part 4 – Driving a Truck
  5. “Getting a Good Job in America” Part 5 – Information Technology (IT) and Cybersecurity jobs
  6. “Getting a Good Job in America” Part 6 – Google Career Certificates
  7. “Getting a Good Job in America” Part 7 – Becoming an Engineer
  8. “Getting a Good Job in America” Part 8 – Making the most of entry-level sales jobs
  9. “Getting a Good Job in America” Part 9 – Jobs to Avoid
  10. “Getting a Good Job in America” Part 10 – Medical jobs like Nurse Practitioner

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