is it essential to have diploma or engineering degree to get telecom job?

I'hv been working in Telecom sector for 9 years as contractor, i dont have any diploma or degree in telecommunication, I am looking for job, is it possible to get job in Telecoms Industries without having Diploma or Engineering Degree. please suggest me. Well, I am working for O&M ( Operation & Maintenance), Installation & Commissioning, Network expansion, OFC and copper cable maintenance, splicing and Jointing, ect.

Asked By: - 10/16/2009
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Answered By: joe r - 10/16/2009
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Getting a job in the telecom sector without a diploma or a degree is quite impossible because the basic requirements of any company are one or the other. If you do not have any basic knowledge of the programs/software/operations used it is pointless even to try. Although they do give you training before you start the... More
Answered By: Drovain Lozzello - 10/16/2009
When I hired on with the phone company a degree was not necessary. That was over 30 years ago. The industry has changed since then and the phone company likes to hire contract people because they save on wages, insurance, tools, truck, training and on and on. I would put in a resume to all the major phone companies and... More
Answered By: Robert W - 10/16/2009
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