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i have just got my first IT job.....

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by 808, Mar 8, 2005.

  1. 808

    808 Nibble Poster

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    i have just landed my first IT job even before passing my first exam.i am now a pc engineer for the warranty division of compaq.i explained at the interview that i was currently studying for various courses and i have been building pc's for years and he seemed to like the fact that i have a genuine interest in computers rather than just trying to get a job in the industry.i also have the opportunity to progress to the network side of things once i am qualified.thanks to all at certforums for any help or advice you have given me.

    guess i will have to force a few pints down tonight :alc
     
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  2. punkboy101
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    punkboy101 Back from the wilderness

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    Woohooooo!!! :D

    Great to hear mate, sounds like you landed a good one. Congrats! 8):slidedrin
     
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  3. nugget
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    nugget Junior toady

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    Way to go mate. :thumbleft
     
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  4. AJ

    AJ Administrator Administrator

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    Woo Hoo nice going M8 :thumbleft



    Cold ones all around again :biggrin
     
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  5. tripwire45
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    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

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    Right on, 808! Congratulations! Well done, m8. Yes, sometimes experience will blow away certifications (or lack of same). I knew a fellow who got his first helpdesk job while he was still in school. The interviews liked the fact that he bought a bunch of broken IBM Thinkpads on eBay and rebuilt them into working models.
     
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  6. cazzam35

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    Great news, and well done mate !!


    :rocks :alc
     
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  7. Jakamoko
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    Jakamoko On the move again ...

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    Superb 808 - nice one m8 :thumbleft

    With all the celebrations on here lately, CF is smelling like a brewery !!!! :blink

    Enjoy the celebrations, m8 :alc:biggrin
     
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  8. drum_dude

    drum_dude Gigabyte Poster

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    Bloody hell mate!! What a result!!

    Good luck to you...Excellent news mate, flippin' excellent! :)

    Sacha!!!
     
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  9. wizard

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    Congratulations. :D
     
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  10. wizard

    wizard Petabyte Poster

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    808,

    How are you getting on? We haven't heard for a while. :)
     
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  11. 808

    808 Nibble Poster

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    still going well although i really needed today off becouse of a huge hangover.
     
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  12. tripwire45
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    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

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    Uh...I don't think hangovers are a viable reason to call in sick. :rolleyes: You might want to save the heavy drinking when you know you have the next day off. :wink:
     
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  13. 808

    808 Nibble Poster

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    id have to agree usually but it was a family party that i could not get out of.i honestly set out to take it easy but it never works like that.never again
     
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  14. AJ

    AJ Administrator Administrator

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    Ahh talking to g-d on the great white porcelain telephone
     
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