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Can I get an Entry Level Job in InformationTechnology or any computer field?

I have been working with computers for sometime now. (really since my freshman year in college). I have a certificate in Information Technology but, I havent been able to get a job in that field. I have helped other people with their computers and also I always upgrade and crashed (which i learned on just doing that on my computer). I do not have the "experience" of actually working for any computer company. I basically taught myself how to use and keep a computer up and running. I also took computer classes microsoft office, installed some hardware (hard drive and floppy) installed software, and installed operating systems. I do not know how to program a computer. but, I know how to make sure that its running smoothly. alot of people say I should go into I.T. but in Chicago, IL, alot of jobs are not really trying to train somebody to fix a computer. I have the skills to do but can not find a job to go with it. do I need to go back to school for more training? or what?

Asked By: chi_ladyd80 - 9/12/2007
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With no formal experience, not even A+ training, it will be harder. You might try working for Best Buy or another big box firm, where you can move into their computer repair area. This way you can get real life experience that you might be able to parlay into something more extensive... More
Answered By: girlwhoknowsitstrue - 9/12/2007
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