How difficult is it to get an entry level IT position such as Help Desk or LAN Administrator?
I am going to be obtaining CompTIA A+ Certification, CompTIA Network+ , Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator this August. How difficult will it be to start my IT career? I don't have any IT experience yet, i've only worked as HR in the Staffing Industry
Asked By: Vince S - 2/13/2009
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1st get your initial certification then try some small job related to your certification and with job try all these certifications step by step... More
Answered By: Mike J - 2/13/2009
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passing those courses and getting your certification in each will most likely get your foot in the door , however NOTHING beats experience . not bragging here but I went out and got more certifications then probably anyone I know , guess what NO ONE CARES what they care about is you show up. and do the job with out... More
Answered By: Dr.Bucksnort - 2/13/2009
Tuf. The competition from overseas applicants & H1B visa is overwhelming. Thank you local Chamber of Commerce for that.
Answered By: Jamie - 2/13/2009
If you live in a moderatly sized city you should be able to land at least help desk position. I started out my IT career with a MCP cert at a school board help desk.. Worked there for 2 years and gained my A+, Net+, and MCSA.. Now i'm the systems Admin at a smaller company... More
Answered By: Chris F - 2/13/2009
please read network+ of microsoft
Answered By: alavifar - 2/15/2009
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