So you’ve got your foot in the door of a company and things are going ok. You’re making more money than you’ve ever made and are still excited to finally be working in IT. Yep you’ve worked hard and now you should take a little time to enjoy it right? Actually, this is the best time to start planning for your future in IT.

The best way to keep yourself marketable and, better yet, employed is to become an expert in the technology that your company and industry uses.  Regardless of the industry there’s a good chance you’re working with MS. The Cloud not withstanding Microsoft will be a player in Business Computing and Infrastructure for some time, so you can never go wrong by gaining Microsoft expertise and the latest cert/expert ranking is the MVP: Most Valuable Professional.