Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
This is the most basic certification that Cisco issues to technicians who are just starting out on network maintenance. Holders of this certification are often seen in smaller companies, but their annual income is estimated to be about $6,000 more than what their un-certified peers get.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
This is one of the most sought-after Cisco certifications among people in the IT and networking industry. The CCNA proves a person’s ability and skill to qualify for the job of network technicians and support engineers. Many networking professionals make the CCNA a part of their career plan. They often apply for a certification (with a test, of course) after two years of working in CCENT capacity. The CCNA professional estimates an estimated annual salary of about $79,999.
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
This certification proves a network professional’s skills and knowledge in … Read the rest
Don’t Get Discouraged!
It can take a while to find the ideal position — some job seekers look for weeks and even months before finding the right fit. Although many job seekers realize this, it can still be discouraging if you’re scouring free classified ads day after day without finding anything. Realize that a job search that ends with a perfect position can take some time so keep your chin up while searching.
Have you ever heard the saying that it’s not what you know, but who you know? The same is definitely true when you’re searching for jobs. If possible, make sure that you’re an active member of any local, national or international professional organizations. This will help you make friends who are already active members of these organization and these people will often be the first to know about new positions or openings within their companies. … Read the rest
New advice centers around sending your resume by email to the recruiting sections of large firms, which means your resume gets as far as their trash folder. Another option is to send your resume by old-fashioned post because staff don’t get much mail anymore and open it expecting something exciting.
Professionals are now charging people $1000s of dollars to get your social (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter) profile set up so people come stampeding to your door begging you to work for their company. This works if you have an acronym heavy resume for the hot career of the week, but let’s be honest: this is for a very few number of people.
So, should you spend money to have an expert look at your resume/profile, or are there cheaper and more effective sources of information?
Your first question is probably: “There are people that’ll look at my resume?” Yes, that’s right, … Read the rest
Being a truly multicultural state, and being one of the biggest centers of games and movie production in the world, California attracts intelligent and creative people from all walks of life. Naturally, California law jobs come in all sizes and shapes. From jobs in the entertainment industry to oil and gas, there’s never a dearth of work for those who are willing to find a career.
A quick search for California legal jobs on any day will show you a huge number of job opportunities in the corporate world and in law firms.
A typical search results page on legal jobs in California would read somewhat like the following: Contracts Manager needed; Looking for Campus Counsel; Associate Litigation Attorney; Need Attorney Mediator at Family Court; Position open for Assistant Counsel; Looking for Commercial and Product Counsel… and so on.
Many big law firms like Latham & Watkins and Gibson, Dunn … Read the rest