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Re: "Skills gap"?
From: Paul Ferguson <fergdawgster () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:38:16 -0800

I agree with you, to certain point. :-)

But I've also witnessed way too many instances of people with "Cisco
certifications" who had no idea how to build networks. Sure, they
could configure a router.... but...

- ferg


On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Gary Buhrmaster
<gary.buhrmaster () gmail com> wrote:

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 6:20 PM, Paul Ferguson <fergdawgster () gmail com> wrote:
....
Short story: As an early Cisco engineer, I (and may other very
talented people) helped develop the original CCIE program. I wince now
when I hear people reference Cisco "certifications" because now, they
are absolutely meaningless.

It depends on whether you were wise enough to invest in the exam
preparation companies you were about to support.  Those tests
are certainly meaning for those companies....

Gary



-- 
"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 fergdawgster(at)gmail.com
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