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switching careers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leonard Feb 12, 2015. 12 Replies

Hello all, I am thinking about switching careers and going into computer networking specifically with Cisco and the CCNET certification. Is anyone here in that field and what advice do you have to…Continue

Long Distance Train Rides

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Anon Jul 5, 2011. 11 Replies

How many men (or women) want to take a vacation on a train going from city to city. Amtrak offers this for example from NYC to Chicago and then to San Fran, I think this would be a great Vacation,…Continue

Does anyone sell insurance here?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Lee Jan 21, 2013. 2 Replies

What are the good and bad aspects of being an insurance agaent? I am thinking of a career change and i want something long term with the possiblity of owning my own agency.What is a realistic 1st…Continue

Lapel Pins - Usually worn on Suit Jackets - do you wear any?

Started this discussion. Last reply by DY324 Oct 28, 2011. 20 Replies

I like to accessorize. There really aren't to many options for men to do that. One way is with Lapel Pins. If you new to the idea, think of all the politicians who wear those little flag pins.I have…Continue

 

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Leonard replied to Chris Hamm's discussion Who Wears a Watch Anymore?
"I have a watch on and ALWAYS (everywhere and all the time) carry a flashlight."
Jun 30, 2015
Leonard replied to O'Neal's discussion Too Much for a Second Date?
"on her bed with wine... I think that might be an invitation... "
Feb 25, 2015
Leonard replied to Brad Williams's discussion Introducing Myself
"do you also listen to CD's ??? you could learn a language (like spanish) on cd, and that would be so easy to practice in AZ..."
Feb 25, 2015
Leonard replied to Brad Williams's discussion Introducing Myself
"Sounds like a fun job "
Feb 24, 2015
Leonard replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
"well I don't have a job.. so on that end there is no risk :-( "
Feb 12, 2015
Rob replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
"Leonard, right now unemployment rates are significantly higher than officially admitted to, a fact that has disclosed by the CEO of Gallup Polls. Before you switch careers, decide how safe your existing job is, versus the one you want to switch…"
Feb 12, 2015
Rob replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
"That's right. Or it could even be a scam, whereby you pay someone money ostensibly to get a job. Unemployment rates are too high right now for employers to be particularly needy for employees. Good call."
Feb 12, 2015
Regular Joe replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
""I have already called a technical recruiter and she said there are jobs available with no experience, but I am a bit weary." I'm usually sceptical about job opportunities that require zero experience. It often means that…"
Feb 12, 2015
Leonard replied to Cory Ross's discussion Audio Renaissance: The Art of Manly Music
"Cole Porter, Rat Pack..."
Feb 8, 2015
Dean F. replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
"I've had some Cisco certs (now expired), and I've also been a Cisco employee (after a security company I worked for was bought out by them in 2013).  I have a number of security certifications as well.  Currently, I am a Sr.…"
Jan 29, 2015
Dean F. replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
"The thing about the CISSP is that it requires verifiable years of experience in addition to the exam, unless he has some other creds he can submit waivers for, which it doesn't sound like he does.  he might be better served using the…"
Jan 29, 2015
Rick Shelton replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
"The advice about the sites is still correct.  Do some research."
Jan 29, 2015
Leonard replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
"I plan to get both, but the plan is to get the CCNET and get a job, then while at that job get the second certification. That way I'll have real world experience."
Jan 28, 2015
Rick Shelton replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
"I would research the field in to which you want to transition.  There are sites that can give you the employment outlook, average salary, and other pertinent information.I would recommend getting the CCISP cert as well."
Jan 28, 2015
Rick Shelton replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
"That would be wealeery.  LOL.  Pronounced way-leery by the way."
Jan 28, 2015
Leonard replied to Leonard's discussion switching careers
" Actually, I'm both!"
Jan 28, 2015

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Hi Leonard, welcome to The Great Debate!

 
 
 

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