So instead I decided to focus on expanding my database skills into ETL/DWH, and looking at other technologies (e.g. Python and functional programming).
Jimmy Clark wrote:If a candidate has many years of experience in one area and all of a sudden changes, it is possible that they were never really that good or successful in the previous technology. What makes them think that they could be good or successful in something else. In a specific situation, this may be totally 100% false, but the potential is there for it to be perceived this way
chris webster wrote:Thanks for the input, Jeanne. You're right - it's the skills that count, not the certificate, although I'm hoping the cert might at least get me through some of the buzzword filters used by recruiters!