Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 00:10:16 +0800
Reply-To: Murphy Choy <goladin@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Murphy Choy <goladin@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Name list of certified SAS programer
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Well the list is the first stop to check whether the guy is real or not,
it is by no means the final source.
You can also email SAS who holds the list of SAS certified individuals.
You can also check their certificates if you really want to pursue the
issue. They come in both soft and hard copies.
I am quite sure in places where SAS programming is common, the
certification is not a big deal and never a serious consideration in
selection of candidates.
However, in some Asia countries, certifications might offer a slight
edge and even offer job placement opportunities for holding the
Jack Hamilton wrote:
> I'm not sure how useful it is.
> If your name doesn't appear on the list, you might have requested not to
> be placed on the list.
> And if my name were on the list, how would you know it belonged to me
> and not one of the dozens of other Jack Hamiltons? And my name is not
> common - how many James Smiths must there be? There's no other
> identifying information in the certification list.
> On Thu, 4 Jun 2009 14:02:37 +0800, "Murphy Choy" <goladin@GMAIL.COM>
>> Yup. Useful to check whether someone's name is there.
>> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 12:55 PM, Ya Huang <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Purely by accident, I found this:
>>> I myself never consider SAS certification a big deal, but do wonder
>>> sometime if "Certified" on someone's resume is real or not. For that,
>>> this link may come handy.
>> Murphy Choy
>> Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS V9
>> Certified Basic Programmer for SAS V9
>> DataShaping Certified SAS Professional
> Jack Hamilton
> Sacramento, California
> email@example.com <== Use this, not jfh @ stanfordalumni.org
> Tots units fem força!
Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS V9
Certified Basic Programmer for SAS V9
DataShaping Certified SAS Professional