RE: certification

Subject: RE: certification
From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 15:52:40 -0400

>>However, and speaking for
>>myself...if this was something that I recognized I was 98% of the ways there
>>already, it couldn't be worth my time. I EXPECT to fall way short.


A fine attitude. However, eventually you'll have to get the certification to be
officially recognised. Just like my friends who had to take the MSCE. They were
among the most knowledgeable at their respective workplaces, however they could
not get a raise or promotion, because according to HR they weren't yet qualified
to even hold the jobs they had.

Also I find it bizare that you are advocating the end of your own way of doing
business. You have vaunted on list the numerous skills you've picked up on
the job. It is inevitable that once there's certification that means even
a little, it will be impossible to land a job without taking the courses
first. If there had been a recognised Enterprise application (that's what
you're documenting right?) certificate, do you think you'd have your
current job?

Eric L. Dunn

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