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learning java

Not everybody that has a cert has a clue.  I've spoke with some people that go on and on about how they have a cert in this or that, all it means is that they were really good at studying and getting past the tests.  If the tests were more techincal, ie, required you to code something, rather than just asking multiple choice questions then sure, you probably konw what youre doing.

my $0.02


On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 10:14:03AM -0400, Grant M. wrote:
> I disagree. Although, I don't feel that it should make a difference, I
> think things like this do count for something. The only real issue is
> when a company is trying to get off cheap, then it might be the reason
> that you DON'T get hired. Otherwise, I suspect that if you make it to
> the final round of interviews, a certificate or degree could be the
> deciding factor. If two candidates are equivalent, then I myself would
> even pick the person with the paper of the home-brew person. ("the devil
> you know").
> Grant M.
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