Are you proud to be certified? Share your story!

Published Feb 03 2021 10:38 PM 5,044 Views
Microsoft

We are looking for people who have an inspiring story to share about why they got certified and how it impacted their life, career, or personal development. We’ll be featuring select stories starting at the next Microsoft Ignite March 2-4, 2021.

 

We know that Microsoft Certification can help you build confidence, get recognized as a leader, and unlock new opportunities. But we want to hear it from you. If you achieved a Microsoft Certification (fundamentals, role-based, or specialty), tell us your experience and how it’s helped you. What did you do to prepare?  How has being certified changed your career? What new insights did you gain after becoming certified? Your video should be under 3 minutes.

 

Is English not your native language? No problem! We would love for you to submit your video in your native language.

 

Things to consider

  1. Make sure to start by introducing yourself – include your name and the fact that you’re “proud to be certified.”
  2. When you record your video, make sure you have good, even lighting in front of you so we can clearly see your face, keep your camera at eye level (you don’t want to be looking up or down), use an external microphone if you have one, and turn off anything wherever you’re recording that could be creating additional noise like your cell phone, radios, fans, etc.
  3. Keep your background clutter free.
  4. Keep videos to a maximum of 3 minutes in length. We know you’re excited about your certifications, but give us the highlights and we can always follow up with you for more information.
  5. And maybe most importantly, be yourself. Tell us what excites you in your own words or even your native language – and have some fun with it!

We are excited to hear your stories and highlight some of you at the next Microsoft Ignite on March 2-4, 2021. Make sure to submit your video prior to February 5, 2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time.

 

Share your story today!

8 Comments
Regular Visitor

HI Allison, thanks for sharing Microsoft ProudToBeCertified initiative. I need your advice on it.  The rules says its only for 18+. My 11 year old boy has done Microsoft cloud certifications (AZ 900 and DP 900) last month and willing to share his story on how proud he is to be certified.
Could you please advice on how we can take that forward? 

 

Here is his youtube video link for AZ 900 and we can prepare a good 3 minute video per the guidelines for this initiative.

https://youtu.be/49ClFCjhRF8

 

Looking forward to hear back from you and your help to share his story.

Thanks, Nidhi

Occasional Contributor

Hi,

I am proud to have MSFT certification holding from past 12+ years of experience.

My suggestions, required friendly certification like no validity.

 

Microsoft

@NidhiBansal , that is wonderful to hear and congrats to your son. This initiative is only for people who are 18 years and older. If we do something for minors, we'll be sure to let you know. 

New Contributor

@allisonkraker 

This is a message from Japan. I've just uploaded my video.

Thanks.

 

Microsoft MVP Jiayi Yang (Japan)

Senior Member

@allisonkraker Just uploaded my video. Thank you Microsoft. Your certifications are really worthwhile and much appreciated.

And I am continuous learning and continuous improving, relentlessly. 



Microsoft

@truongbui wonderful to hear! Thanks for submitting your story. 

Visitor

@allisonkraker Thanks for sharing!!..I already sent my video on January 30th. 

Occasional Visitor

Hello Ma'am,

Greetings from India!

My name is Vivaan and I am 9 years of age. I am proud to be Certified. I would like to share my story on how I completed the MOS Master Certification. It's a 2 year journey and I think it will surely inspire my fellow friends.

 

Regards

Vivaan Lal

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