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Re^9: Certifications are dumb.

by amarquis (Curate)
on Apr 09, 2008 at 17:55 UTC ( #679313=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^8: Certifications are dumb.
in thread Certifications are dumb.

Yeah, dragonchild mentioned the (valid and true) employer side of the story, that the employer is assuming a lot of risk when they make a big hire. But the other side of the coin is that the potential hire is as well. A bad fit is terrible for both parties.

I expect potential employers to be happy to discuss all aspects of the position with me, and I try to be as up front as possible when I'm interviewing a potential employee. The cost of making a bad hire is just too great not to do otherwise.

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