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Importance of SCJP 5.0 in INDIA

maltesh joshi
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Joined: Oct 18, 2007
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Can someone suggest me jobs in India for SCJP 5.0. I am a novice and took the exam to enter the field of JAVA. All I have seen here is companies need experiance and no one asking for SCJP certified novice candidate. Its really rediculous as companies just care about relevent experiance and they have a don't care condition for less/no experiance SCJP 5.0 Candidates.
Jan Cumps
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The importance of certificates on the job market seems to be overrated.
Certificates are an excellent means to assess your skills, and a good reason to really study a topic.
But as far as I know, being certified makes little difference when applying for a job.

Go for the experience. There are beginners jobs out there.
Once you have proven experience, you poses something that counts when negotiating for a position. Until then, you haven't proven anything real.

Regards, Jan


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Ratna Dinakar Tumuluri
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Joined: Oct 30, 2007
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Hi..
First of all congrats for your SCJP passing out. Never get discouraged by few of the rejections. You are expert in Java Programming, its proven but apart from that jobs do need some proficiency in other things like sql,xml, server programming etc.

Just prepare your resume well apart from focusing on SCJP.
abhishek pendkay
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Joined: Jan 01, 2007
Posts: 184
Never get discouraged by rejections that is the way things work in India... belive in your strengths and you will succeed.... you have passed a very difficult exam which is not what just another average can person do you have the skills and knowledge but unfournately things dont always work preety in india we all have to go through this trust me i have seen people running all over india for a job for many months..... so just dnon ever give up and once you get a job hold on to it get experience and things will get easier


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anil kuchana
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I believe main motive towards getting certified should be to raise your confidence on the subject and that in turn will help you become more competent.

Surely you should not be discouraged with initial results you had.
Keep on trying, All the best
[ October 31, 2007: Message edited by: anil kuchana ]

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