Many people who hold unrealistic expectations to participate in Cisco certification exams are often end up frustrated. A lot of candidates will hold the following expectations:
- CCIE certification is only way to get a job successfully;
- CCIE certification is the golden key to my success,
- to be a CCIE means to get my ideal job;
- CCIE is the rule of IT industry;
- CCIE certification is a big gold mine...
Does the certification of CCIE really have such a big function? Maybe it is the mistaken concept of the certification that contributes to such unpractical expectations.
In fact, the certification exam, for example, Cisco 350-040 is used to assess candidates' knowledge about the software, the ability of logical thinking as well as solving problems. But almost all clients and employers want you to have a wealth of experience and skills. You should know that, the certification exam could bring you the rich working skills and experiences .
Further more, 350-040 is mainly concerned with technical skills, you can not able to acheive success in the IT industry only by skill. Therefore, if you wanted to achieve success in the IT industry, you should master not only certain skills but much other knowledge – interpersonal relationships, negotiation skills, teamwork and so on.
All in all, you should have a clear idea in your mind and then go for the test, with the sufficent time and resources to complete it. You might as well try to gain more practical experience from the media, internet and even from your boss.
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