IT Certs and Careers...Let's Discuss It

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  1. fendi_mane

    fendi_mane Banned

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    I aint gonna lie, i'm just in it for the check. I'm pretty smart, so I know I could easily do it so what's the best route to get started? I need to be making 100k in the next few years. School me!
     
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    Pool_Shark Can’t move with me in this digital space

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    Anyone wanna post how to get started? How'd you do it fendi?

    Edit: Nvm got my answer two years after this post.
     
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  3. Mr. 1nighter

    Mr. 1nighter On my grown man steeze

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    security is hot.
    but do you want longterm or short term pay?

    that should dictate which career you should take.
     
  4. fendi_mane

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    Short term... Should I go back to school and get my bachelors in IT with a concentration in security or should I just go for certs?
     
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    subssss
     
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    IT is a broad term. If you mean Computer Science/Software Engineering then u don't wanna go into that half-assed. Logic and Algorithms will eat your a$$hole, as will data structures.
     
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    Niccas ain't trying to share that knowledge though... I notice that about IT heads, niccas be caking without working overly hard but don't like answering questions about it. IT nicca at my job got the Porsche Panamera styling on niccas.
     
  8. Tommy Fits

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    I've heard security as well. What route would I have to go in order to work cyber security ?
     
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    Getting into something that is 'hot' now won't mean anything if you have no experiernce. You're looking at 3-5 years minimum before you find a job in security or voice ( IMO the 2 hottest fields) and something will probably replace those jobs as being the new big thing.

    Find out what technology interests you and start reading.....alot.
     
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    JT-Money All Star

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    Your best bet is finding an good company to work for above all else. An company with an great tuition reimbursement program is all you'll need.

    Stay away from contracting jobs especially Federal IT contracting.
     
  11. unit321

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    Get your bachelors in IT.

    Certifications are okay, but your resume will be shuffled under those with degrees and more work experience. You're cock-blocking yourself.
     
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    This, find some entry level help desk job and go from there.
     
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    If I wanted to get into IT but suck at math what should I do/route to take?
     
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    Java + web development....if you got the stomach for coding .......:win:
     
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    unit321 Homey von Bizzle

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    Computer science or engineering have math requirements, but you can do it with tutoring.
    Management Information Systems, MIS, is a bit easier since it is a little bit less math heavy than comp sci/engineering. MIS is usually a part of a business school and not a computer science school of a college.
     

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