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Old 08-19-2009, 04:22 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, I was just wondering if Certificates are still marketable now days. I've been cleaning and repairing pools here in Scottsdale, Arizona for about 11 years now...im 31..and i'm wanting to switch my career to something in the A/C And i would like the problem solving aspect of computer repair or Computer networking. I make about 30 grand a year now so i wouldnt have to make too much to start out. maybe 13-14 dollars an hour and i figure i could work my way up from there. Are certs alone marketable enough to get your foot in the door? My job is pretty much full time...so i dont really want to go for an AA...that would take about 5 years of going to school. Any help is appreciated! Thanks!
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Whatever you do, don't go into copier repair. Trust me...
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certifications will indeed get your foot in the door.

also training for them will hopefully increase the skills that you have and give you an idea of whether you;re cut out for a career in computers.
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Thanks for your help guys! I appreciate it!
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