[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.
Joshua D. Boyd
rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 14 08:53:20 CDT 2001
On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 09:01:11AM -0400, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > I have absolutly no certs. I haven't seen any reason to get any. I don't
> > really want to know anything about Cisco products.
> If you're expecting to get any kind of sysadmin job after college, I
> suspect you change the above attitude REAL quick. If you're going to be
> a programmer, thats different.
> > I may not be
> > idealistic enough to refuse to touch Microsoft products, but I do refuse
> > to touch their certs for the same reason you mention.
> I told Amy once, "I'd even admin NT for 150K a year".
> Its all about the benjamins, baby.
>From what I've seen, that is a good way to hit an early burn out. I'd
much rather do something I enjoy for $50k than something I hate for $150k.
Of course, at $150k a year, you can afford to burn out after a couple of
years, but I'm still not sure that is a wise idea.
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