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Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by Unclebayo(m): 4:02pm On Oct 01, 2023
Pls I need a convincing answer to this before I dive fully in into tech.

Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by airsaylongcome: 6:25pm On Oct 01, 2023
Unclebayo:
Pls I need a convincing answer to this before I dive fully in into tech.

etc

Experience always trounces degree. But you will need patience to hone your experience.

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by DyingFetus: 6:28pm On Oct 01, 2023
Both matters to employers except faang1


Get degree while getting experience


People with degree will always come first before people without degree

Take me for example

I have contributed features and bug fixes to popular open source projects but when I mention this to recruiters or during the technical interview, the interviewer doesn't seem to be interested in those.

They were more interested in what school I studied at, what other companies I worked for and how long, and how low of a salary I was willing to accept.

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by kennethfranc(m): 6:58pm On Oct 01, 2023
airsaylongcome:


Experience always trounces degree. But you will need patience to hone your experience.

Good evening sir... What advice would you give someone studying for CompTIA A+ exam?

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by DyingFetus: 8:34pm On Oct 01, 2023
kennethfranc:


Good evening sir... What advice would you give someone studying for CompTIA A+ exam?

I'd prefer a lengthy response if possible... Please 🙏🙏


CompTIA is shit


Cloud is the deal now


Learn AWS or Azure , Learn Kubernetes , Learn to use Ansible and Peforce also docker

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by kennethfranc(m): 9:33pm On Oct 01, 2023
DyingFetus:



CompTIA is shit


Cloud is the deal now


Learn AWS or Azure , Learn Kubernetes , Learn to use Ansible and Peforce also docker
Thanks
Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by preciouswoman66(m): 12:53am On Oct 02, 2023
Wetin be degree vs experience op?

Why not left eye vs right eye?
Or left hand vs right hand?

The world is not black and white

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by NwaNimo1(m): 6:08pm On Oct 24, 2023
Post the CSU scandal it has to be experience.....



.....and I don't mean drug pushing experience!

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by 99thEnemy(m): 6:08pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience bra. cool



Especially in I.T. cool cool

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by Olachase(m): 6:09pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience will get you the job while degree will get you promotion


If anybody tells you anything aside this the person hate you

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by CaptainFM1: 6:09pm On Oct 24, 2023
Employers like experience, but if you don't have the degree, you may not land where you belong.

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by Fugazy2023: 6:09pm On Oct 24, 2023
Both
Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by opamoses1: 6:09pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience.
Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by datola: 6:09pm On Oct 24, 2023
For me, its is cognate experience over degree.

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by Raskimonojendor: 6:10pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience for sure. If you like carry PhD, MBA, MSC Mphil e.t.c nothing beats experience.

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by CuriousCart(f): 6:10pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experienced degree

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by wittywriter: 6:10pm On Oct 24, 2023
Unclebayo:
Pls I need a convincing answer to this before I dive fully in into tech.


Usually i ask for both...with Ts & Cs.
preciouswoman66:
Wetin be degree vs experience op?

Why not left eye vs right eye?
Or left hand vs right hand?

The world is not black and white

Wittyness.
Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by oluwaseyi0: 6:10pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience

But also try to have your degree

I'm a software developer, most of my interviewers never ask me questions about my degree but it mere presence in my CV make them focus on more important area, if it's not there they will probably ask, then I'll start to explain

If you can have your degree, please do
But if you have to choose between acquiring skill or degree, please and please acquire skill

You can always get degree or whatever later

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by Dididrumz(m): 6:10pm On Oct 24, 2023
They emphasize more on experience.
Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by frankblinkz(m): 6:10pm On Oct 24, 2023
DyingFetus:



CompTIA is shit


Cloud is the deal now


Learn AWS or Azure , Learn Kubernetes , Learn to use Ansible and Peforce also docker
Make una easy for this tech world oo
Una want scatter my brain for this nairaland.



Well there's absolutely no way you can compare a degree to experience.
Degree can be bought,but experience can't be bought, purely what you know and have done overtime

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by KillIgbohoN0W: 6:11pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience over degree
Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by jogsman01(m): 6:11pm On Oct 24, 2023
Degree
Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by Kelechi009: 6:11pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience is always better, most employers do not even need your degree other than the recruitment process. They just want to use it to filter out dummies who might be part of the applicants & focus on the bright ones.

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by jogsman01(m): 6:12pm On Oct 24, 2023
Raskimonojendor:
Experience for sure. If you like carry PhD, MBA, MSC Mphil e.t.c nothing beats experience.
dey play

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by wunmi590(m): 6:13pm On Oct 24, 2023


Both are working together...

Even if you have experience, when applying for a job, your certificate would still be required...

There was a time was was working in a tech company, they deal with telephony and sales of avaya phones, anything video conferencing...

So there was a guy who is very good in tech, but he studied engineering, but he was emoyed, just because he has certificate and experience...

The guy was their team lead after 4month, after a year, he jakapa to a bigger company

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by frankblinkz(m): 6:14pm On Oct 24, 2023
jogsman01:
dey play
kpakpangolo

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by theophorus(m): 6:15pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience if you no sabi anybody.

Degree (s) if you get the link.

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by shortgun(m): 6:15pm On Oct 24, 2023
Degree for Govt and unserious Organizations.
Experience for private sector
Degree +Experience for serious businesses with Enterprenurial Objectives

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by nairalee(m): 6:15pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience over Degree any fucking day

If u like have a Ph.D in bookology. if u have no sensology then its uselesogy

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Re: Degree Vs Experience: Which Do Employers Prefer? by BigDawsNet: 6:16pm On Oct 24, 2023
Experience is vital
Degree is needed obviously for recruitment process

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