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According to a lot of IT hiring managers, it’s difficult to fill job openings because of a perceived lack of skilled IT talent available.  On the other hand, there’s a ton of IT workers who want to strangle the next person they hear say that because they either can’t get work, or have been unable to get a better job because they don’t have the necessary experience for the position.  Quick, every support tech reading this who can’t get a network job, raise your hand!

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I think a lot of college graduates who have been exposed to the real life job market for any length of time, myself included, are probably a bit disillusioned in regards to how well the degree prepared (or didn’t prepare) them for their careers. Believe me when I tell you that I have a LOT to say on the subject (which I won’t bore you with here), but having spent 15 years in the industry, I’ve come to question how well the typical four year Bachelor’s degree prepares somebody seeking to make a career in IT.

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