Broadcast your SAS credentials with digital badging

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Certification_digitalbadgeIf you happen to be a SAS credential holder, like most candidates, you have invested a lot of time and effort in earning your SAS certification.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could broadcast and manage verifiable proof of your achievement where you want and when you want? That’s where digital badging comes in.

The SAS Global Certification program has partnered with Acclaim, a part of Pearson, to provide SAS users who pass SAS certification exams with a digital version of their SAS credentials.  This digital badge can be used in email signatures, digital resumes, and on social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.  This new functionality is available to all SAS users earning certifications at no cost.

The Acclaim digital badging platform provides:

  • A web-enabled version of your credential that can be shared online
  • Labor market insights that relate your skills to jobs
  • A trusted method for real-time credential verification
  • Complete user control of if/when/where your digital badge is displayed

Here’s how it works. When you earn a SAS certification, you will receive an email invitation from Acclaim to accept your digital badge associated with your specific SAS certification. You may then choose to share this badge on your LinkedIn and Facebook accounts, for example.  Someone viewing your social accounts can then click on your badge to view verified metadata that confirms that SAS issued the certification, when it was issued, and the requirements of earning the credential.  Broadcast your SAS credentials with digital badging #SAScertified Click To Tweet

Thousands of candidates who have earned a SAS credential have already taken advantage of this tool and are sharing their digital badges on their social media accounts and emails.  Check out the SAS Digital Badging with Acclaim page for FAQs and info on sharing your digital badge.

For questions, contact the SAS Global Certification team at certification@sas.com.

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Terry Barham

Manager, SAS Global Certification

Terry is Manager of the SAS Global Certification program. He has an extensive background in the development and operation of high-stakes certification programs in the IT industry as well as experience in the development and delivery of technical training.

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