Cert Week – Performance Based Questions for the A+ Certification Exam Part 1

By Bob Weiss

There are many performance based questions for the Core 1 and Core 2 A+ exams (220-1101 and 220-1102).   I have taken every A+ exam since the 220-801 and 220-802.  I passed the most recent A+ exams 220-1101 and 1102 in September 2022.  These are the PBQs that were part of my exams.

The PBQ questions show up first.  There are between 2 ...

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The Importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Tech Industry

By James Wilson

From the development of cutting-edge innovations to the creation of new jobs, one can easily see that the tech industry plays a huge role in modern society. Despite the industry making huge strides in today’s world, it can sometimes fall short of reflecting the diversity of human experiences and backgrounds. The push for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace goes beyond fairness. For genuine team empowerment, this push is necessary to drive progress, ...

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Cert Week – Compilation of Certification Related Articles on WyzGuys

I have written many articles on certification and professional development, and this page is a collection of those articles.

General Certification Articles

  • Certification Exams – Online or Test Center?
    By Bob Weiss I am active on the Reddit.com/r/CompTIA board, and I recently have been reading horror stories (again) about online testers whose online session was terminated by their proctor for very trivial reasons.  ...
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Building a Strong Company Culture in a Remote Workforce

Here is another article from frequent contributor James Wilson on an issue that is important to me, Work from Home (WfH). Last week on Thursday Night Football (the season opener Chiefs vs. Lions), there was an automobile commercial about people returning to work in the old office location. It was a bit sad.  It showed every reason returning to the office is a very bad idea, with the negative impacts on family life, two or more hours a day wasted ...

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Sunday Funnies – Hell

Comedy, satire, opinion, political humor, and stories for your entertainment


The following is an actual question given on a University of Arizona chemistry midterm, and an actual answer turned in by a student.

The answer by one student was so ‘profound’ that the professor shared it with colleagues, via the Internet, which is, of course, why ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Top Attack Vector
Chef’s Special:  Speedy Ransomware
Also serving:  Polyglot Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my inbox. Some are sent by clients or readers like you, and other reliable sources on the Internet.

You can send phishing samples to me at phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide a warning and ...

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