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What Certificate Is Better?

Gerald Davis
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Joined: May 15, 2002
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I am wondering what certificate an employer would like better on a resume, for someone (namely me) who has not had an IT job before, to get a job as a low level Java programmer. A Computer-Science-Degree and a SCJP or SCJP, SCJD and a SCJEA.
Vijay Shrivastava
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Joined: Nov 15, 2001
Posts: 64
Well IMHO Computer Science Degree plus SCJP should do good. Specially lot of companies and placement agencies filter resume based on degree.

Vijay shrivastava
Rufus BugleWeed
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Joined: Feb 22, 2002
Posts: 1551
Considering you smoked part I, why not finish?
SCEA is as impressive as SCJP, IMHO.
The previous opinion is very valid.
I agree. Here's the link:
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