RE: Security Certs

From: Robby Tanner (
Date: 10/02/03

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    To: "Steve W. Manzuik" <>, "DANIEL SIMPSON" <>, "Meritt James" <>

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Steve W. Manzuik []
    > Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 1:03 PM
    > To: 'DANIEL SIMPSON'; 'Meritt James'
    > Cc: 'Brian G.';
    > Subject: RE: Security Certs
    > I personally don't hold a lot of value in any of the certs
    > and when hiring people I couldn't care less what letters are
    > behind their name but what skills they have and what kind of
    > attitude they have.

    I agree that certifications are misleading but they at least demonstrate
    SOME level of skill don't they? How else do you determine "what skills
    they have" BEFORE hiring them and observing performance?

    I suppose that's the trick isn't it?



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