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    52 and changing careers

    by codingkorb ·

    Hello everyone,

    I am thinking of taking these courses and certifications:

    Service- and Support-Technician (CompTIA)

    · Network-Specialist (CompTIA)

    · Linux Administrator (LPIC-1)

    · Microsoft Desktop Administration

    · IT-Service and Projectmanagement – ITIL® & PRINCE2®

    · CCNA

    I come from the brewing industry, so I have no work experience in IT, however I have been fiddling with networks, hardware and linux for about 20 years.

    What do you realistically think my chances would be in getting a decent job after this?

    Thanks in advance

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      Are there jobs in your area that ask for this?

      by rproffitt ·

      In reply to 52 and changing careers

      Sometimes folk get “sold” that such training gets you jobs. Sadly I’ve never seen that happen for over a decade. Today it seems so much harder so what to do?

      Go to your local college and meet with a counselor to see what it would take to complete any degree in your target field. Without the degree, today’s HR don’t talk to you.

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