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Feb 21st 2014

Is the CCNA Enough to Get an IT Job?

I get asked this quite a lot. Remember that I had to make the career jump from the police force into IT, so I have firsthand experience. I also did this as the internet bubble was bursting in 2001, and IT jobs were vanishing before our very eyes. Think first about what a Cisco CCNA…

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Feb 19th 2014

Why the Microsoft MTA Certification is For Everyone and Anyone

There are very few IT certifications which allow you to sample a certain technology without actually committing to it AND give you a valuable certification at the end. Sure, there is the CompTIA A+ and Network+ but these are actually pretty tough exams each requiring around 4 months study. Years ago, Microsoft only really offered…

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Feb 14th 2014

CCNA and CCNP Passed in 3 Months!

Okay, before you think I’m going to reveal a big secret or you shout at me saying it’s impossible, I’d better come clean. I occasionally get e-mails like the one I just read: “Hi, I need to pass the CCNA and CCNP in the next 3 months. What is the fastest way and do you…

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Feb 14th 2014

Waiting for Your Boss to Pay for Your IT Training?

I’ve worked for a mix of companies over the years. Some were very proactive when it came to taking IT exams. They would give you time off to study and even pay for exam vouchers. They could see the value of qualified staff, as well as the positive effect it had on morale and retention.…

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Feb 14th 2014

What to do When You Fail an IT Exam

We all fail at things in life. If you attempt enough stuff, you are bound to fail on occasion. Losing is a part of winning, as the saying goes. I failed my first attempt at the Cisco CCNA exam back in 2001. I’d studied for weeks but deep down knew I still wasn’t ready. I…

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