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Re: Which certifications are good?

by Tanktalus (Canon)
on Aug 23, 2008 at 13:16 UTC ( #706410=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Which certifications are good?

Good certifications are ones that get you jobs / pay hikes. Bad certifications are ones that do not.

The reason why so many here think they're all bad is because we, the guys who would be giving you a tech interview, wouldn't put any weight behind your certifications list. That doesn't mean it won't help you get by the HR guy, only that it won't help you get by *us*.

If you do find a techie who allows them as indicators of something, it's most likely because that techie also has the certification and is trying, desperately, to justify it to him/herself.

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Re^2: Which certifications are good?
by cosmicperl (Chaplain) on Aug 23, 2008 at 17:12 UTC
    Thanks for your response, hopefully I'll get more :)

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