[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.

Joshua Boyd

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