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Subject:Question for Hiring Managers From:Michael Johnson <michaelj -at- OECMED -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 1 Dec 1998 11:20:03 -0700
Greetings from Utah!
I've got a question for all the tech pubs managers out there, especially the ones with hiring/firing ability.
How important is it to get independent certification of your software (and other) skills? For example, I know Adobe Acrobat reasonably well, but I haven't bothered to take the Adobe test to become an Adobe-certified expert (ACE). Although the title has a nice ring to it, I have reservations about spending the money because I frankly doubt the return on investment. I think a portfolio filled with appropriate examples is proof enough.
What say ye?
Please respond to me off list and I'll summarize for anyone who's interested.