Careers in Network Engineering by Robert Grayson

By Robert Grayson

With companies depending a growing number of on desktop networks to shop and move info, community engineers became more and more vital. This occupation advisor is helping readers comprehend what's fascinated with a vocation as community engineer, from schooling to discovering employment. Sidebars help the narrative, and a radical assets part provides readers all they should proceed exploring this more and more vital profession.

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Undoubtedly, some have offices nearby. Check the want ads in your area to see which industries are looking for network engineers and what the requirements are for those positions, including desired certifications and experience. Gaining Experience While there are tests to get certified, getting experience could be a bit tougher. Experience is the most important element on a candidate’s résumé for any position. Yet here is the puzzler: Employers always want to know the professional background of people they are thinking about hiring, and young people going into the business world want to know how they can get experience if nobody will hire an inexperienced person.

These people had almost no choice but to teach themselves the skills that they needed, since there were very few educational institutions that offered training in network engineering. certificAtioN is pArAMouNt Now things are different, with technical schools and both two-year and four-year colleges offering courses—if not degrees—in information technology and computer engineering. Though it is still possible to be self-taught and find a job in network engineering, many companies are looking for network engineers who, at the very least, hold some certifications in the field.

There is no limit to the number of certifications that network engineers can obtain. They are encouraged to update their certifications when the tests are revised to include questions about the latest technology. Usually, vendors will notify those who have passed their certification exams when those certifications should be updated. If network engineers are keeping abreast of and working with the latest innovations in the field, passing the latest version of the certification exam should not be difficult.

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