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Does scjp certification helps for job hunters?

chandraiah chintakayalu
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Joined: Aug 30, 2007
Posts: 32
hi all,
please let me know if scjp certification helps for job hunters as i am jobless and hunting for job so if i clear this certification will it help me in any ways.
thanks in advance,

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Vikrant Sahdev
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Joined: May 31, 2007
Posts: 58
Yes, without any doubt.
Certification puts you on top of the list of all candidates. Employers see a lot of value in certifications. Only thing to be considered is that certifications dont replace real experience in job. By that I mean,there are people who might have no certification,but couple of years of experience which is also as good.
For you, since you are trying to get into job market, a certification as SCJP will definitely will make you a great candidate to look at.
Besides since you are not working , you can prepare full time for this exam and clear it without much stress .
Still it would take practice & good preparation.

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ahmed yehia
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Joined: Apr 22, 2006
Posts: 424
Another thing, is being a programmer is enough to get a job or addional skills or knowledge is required for eg. IDE, knowing UML or else..
Have you checked out Aspose?
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