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certification pressure eh?

As you may have guessed , I work in a software development company that is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner. I have been into this kind of work since 2004 but because of the accessibility of opportunity to take certification exams and aside from the fact that my previous salary may not allow me to take the risk of paying much for an exam, i was not able to take any. It is however one of the goals that i want to achieve and now that im closer to it im excited but not pushing it . Just this morning our senior system architect asked if i am already an MCP ( Microsoft Certified Professional ) which i honestly denied. It turns out that our boss in the US have been asking if me and one of the senior engineers in the team has passed an MS certification exam. Jokingly he said that if we dont get one by the end of the year we could start putting a tattoo of a chicken in our body. Its a joke but its half meant and im in the process of considering taking the exam but definitely not this year. So i guess ill have a hands full for reviewing but ill still be blogging anyway......

Comments said…
rex.lallata in da haus! f u need ebooks and tutorials, dami ako nyan pare ko. just tell me. pareho lang naman tau ng certification track. mahirap lang ung unang exam mcts 70-536 kasi all encompassing, all d rest manageable naman.

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this year

.. i will learn new things, perhaps play a new instrument or go back to school.
.. i will find beauty on the open source community.
.. i will read more books and listen to more music.
.. i will pen more poems and possibly write more songs.
.. i will go for new distances and discover new terrains.
.. i will continue to pile running miles to stay fit and healthy.
.. i will strive to be free and make myself available to unknown future.
.. i will go out of my shell more often and be socially more open.

.. i will continue to grow and go with the changes of time.
.. i will be more patient and hopeful to things that may not even be possible.
.. i will be a better son, brother and more importantly a better father.
.. i will be closer with the great beyond.

.. i will continue to repair , refactor and upgrade myself to become a better version of me.