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Old 10-21-2008, 09:02 PM   #11
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Default Re: computer jobs- did you do certification only w/ no school?

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yeah..i think those are the more basic ones. what certs are you shooting for next tcracker?
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Old 10-21-2008, 09:15 PM   #12
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I am looking forward to an answer to this question. I'm stuck with dropping out of school or not.

The only reason I go is so if my own business doesn't run well or I want to change jobs I can have a backup.

So I might stay in school...but however if I don't need it I wont.
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I had a job before any certification in fixing computers, but I had to demonstrate my knowladge before they hired me. Since then, I have gotten A+ and HP certified.
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I'm hoping I can get some kind of basic job with computer w/o a certification when I go off to technical school for computer maintenance. Maybe I'll get a cert while in tech school, and it will lead me to a better job in the field when I get out. Right now I can only wish I had a job with computers, but there's nothing close enough...and I dunno if anyone will hire me w/o a cert. I have about 3-4 years of hands on experience and teaching myself though. I can definitely show them I have the know how.
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Old 10-22-2008, 09:21 PM   #15
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I worked for the school district without certifications. I also worked in a small repair shop.

I am currently atteding CSI. Getting my associates in Computer Science, Then I am going to transfer to a 4 year univeristy and get my Bachelors. I am not exactly sure what I want to work as. Computer scientists work as software engineers for applications, software engineers for systems, researchers, systems analysts, and
database administrators. So it'll be one of those. I wanna work as a software engineer (programmer) Or a systems analyst.

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