I am currently working hard at home studying my MCSE 2000 and A+ certifications. Being 30 with two children, how...
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do I restart my career? I love working with computers, especially networking, and I love learning new things. But where do I go from here? Thank you. You're touching on a particularly crazy catch-22 in your question. It might be stated in this case as "how do I get a job that requires working experience when I have no working experience?" or perhaps as "how can I get experience when I don't have any experience?" Fortunately, there are ways to make this happen (but they either don't pay at all, or don't pay very well, so please be prepared to "pay your dues"):
These are good ways to get the necessary foot in the door, so I sincerely hope they work for you. Good luck with your certs, and with restarting your career.
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