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  • I am about to take my MCTS exams. I'd like to know what the real world value of this certification is, what doors can this open for me.

    Sunday, November 21, 2010 5:30 PM

Answers

  • Much depends upon WHICH MCTS exam(s) you'll take. 

    Certification in and of itself helps verify your knowledge.  That in and of itself has value.

    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Thursday, December 9, 2010 8:07 PM
    Sunday, November 21, 2010 7:14 PM
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  • I'm taking the following Application Development Foundation, Windows Forms Development, ADO.NET, Windows Communication Foundation and then an MCPD afterwards. I'm an avid developer but have a degree in an unrelated field. How will be my job prospects be in the development arena based on the Microsoft Certifications. Do companies hire based on them?
    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Thursday, December 9, 2010 8:07 PM
    Sunday, November 21, 2010 8:25 PM

All replies

  • Much depends upon WHICH MCTS exam(s) you'll take. 

    Certification in and of itself helps verify your knowledge.  That in and of itself has value.

    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Thursday, December 9, 2010 8:07 PM
    Sunday, November 21, 2010 7:14 PM
    Answerer
  • I'm taking the following Application Development Foundation, Windows Forms Development, ADO.NET, Windows Communication Foundation and then an MCPD afterwards. I'm an avid developer but have a degree in an unrelated field. How will be my job prospects be in the development arena based on the Microsoft Certifications. Do companies hire based on them?
    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Thursday, December 9, 2010 8:07 PM
    Sunday, November 21, 2010 8:25 PM