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31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification by Scott Bennett

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Determining Career Options

After passing the ICND1 exam, be sure to add your CCENT certification to your resume. Matthew Moran provides the following advice for adding certifications to a resume in his book The IT Career Builder’s Toolkit (Cisco Press, 2005, ISBN 1587131560):

I don’t believe you should place your certifications after your name. It is presumptuous to pretend that your latest certification is the equivalent to someone who has spent 4–7 years pursuing a Ph.D. or some other advanced degree. Instead, place your certifications or degrees in a section titled Education and Certifications. A master’s degree might be the exception to this rule.

Moran also discusses good strategies to break into the IT industry after you have earned your ...

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