Re: Certification Issues

Subject: Re: Certification Issues
From: Buck & Tilly Buchanan <writer -at- DHC -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 1997 18:14:50 -0500

Misti Tucker USAET(UTC -04:00) wrote:
> Bill DuBay said:
> >It is my position that it is the obligation of the employer to teach us the
> >technologies.

In Dallas they've started calling us P'n'P employees. If you're not
plug-n-play, that is ready to start producing when you're hired, then
you simply won't last.

I never speak 'theoretically;' everything I tell you is based on
personal experience. My story about certification is:

Two employees in my office, hired two weeks ago, lasted ONE WEEK. They
said they knew all the required DTP/Graphics Software. It was apparent
after three days that they didn't. Now they're gone.

Certification? What a joke. They both held a certificate (BA in a
communication field). All they did was screw up two books and now Tilly
and I are allowed to fix them. Oh, well. The pay's the same. And we're
still there, but neither of us has a CERTIFICATE.


Buck Buchanan
writer -at- dhc -dot- net
Arlington, TX

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