My beginnings were rather humble. I had moved from Michigan to California in the late 80's. I was faced with a plethora of $5/h jobs. One day while perusing the help wanted section, a training ad caught my eye from Electronic Technical Institute. That's where it started. Took the basic electronic technician's program, then the Digital Computer Technology program. Hired by Bell & Howell within 1 month of graduation, been in the IT field ever since. There have been ups and downs for me.
During the last recession, I was almost looking at retraining in plumbing things were so bad for IT in the Raleigh, NC area. Things have stabilized since then.
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