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Question 4 Authors: Certification, is it worth it?

 
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I�ve been thinking about getting SCJP and SCJD certification, and my big question, is it worth it?

I�ve heard from Java developers and head hunters that having Java certification on your resume will not help you land a job.

What are your thoughts on this?

Thanks,

Patrick
 
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This question has been discussed many times in the ranch. In my opinion, certification promotes your skill level, proves that you know the Java language and also enhances your programming efficiency. The certificate alone might not help you secure your dream job, but the knowledge and confidence you gain will certainly bring in better prospects.

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Thanks for the response.
 
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