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Subject:certification From:Reva Hill <reva -dot- hill -at- usa -dot- net> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:24 Apr 2001 09:26:49 EDT
Certification is used to exclude. Not necessarily bad. It is also another path
to the job destination, Which is the real problem many people are having with
it. If there is another reliable measure of competency in a field than the
four year degree no longer becomes the only yardstick. The rules are changing
The Many Paths scenerio is good for individuals, especially considering longer
average lifespans and the rapid cycling of careers.
The Many Paths scenerio is good for companies; they keep needing trained
workers for jobs that didn't exist three years prior.
The real question isn't certification; it is going to happen. The real
question is the quality of the certification. So what are the proactive
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