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    Default Description of how awesome MCSEs are

    I need a good resource for what exactly an MCSE is and does. I mean, I know what I'm capable of (everything) but how do I word it to others? I could rattle off all the tech I know but that would put the average Joe to sleep. I need a way to toot my own horn to a non-geek. Does anybody have something like that?
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    LOL, so you wanna brag shamelessly to the common folk?

    "I'm a Microsoft Engineer" has the value of being more or less true and most people will think your a doctor.
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    When I tell people I'm an Engineer, they think I drive a train.

    I'm looking for basic layman's terms for the work I do and tech I know to add to a cover letter. If a Network Admin or Engineer sees my resume, they will understand it. If your average HR employee sees it, they'll be left scratching their heads.
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    Why not just say you are an IT Engineer or IT Systems Engineer? or just that you work in IT.

    No one outside of IT will care or know what and MCSE is or does.
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    This was posted before, but I've stolen it because I enjoy it.

    If I was any good with photoshop, I'd stick my name on it, blow it up, and frame it. It would look great on my shelf next to all of the others.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Devilsbane View Post
    This was posted before, but I've stolen it because I enjoy it.

    If I was any good with photoshop, I'd stick my name on it, blow it up, and frame it. It would look great on my shelf next to all of the others.

    haha like it
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    Don't use this as a pick up line. Just stop now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadly1 View Post
    I need a good resource for what exactly an MCSE is and does. I mean, I know what I'm capable of (everything) but how do I word it to others? I could rattle off all the tech I know but that would put the average Joe to sleep. I need a way to toot my own horn to a non-geek. Does anybody have something like that?
    Tell them you work with computers. Sometimes I dont bother though because either they want you to fix their home computer problems or they think you are a complete dweeb. Either way its not a conversation you want to have..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadly1 View Post
    I need a good resource for what exactly an MCSE is and does. I mean, I know what I'm capable of (everything) but how do I word it to others? I could rattle off all the tech I know but that would put the average Joe to sleep. I need a way to toot my own horn to a non-geek. Does anybody have something like that?
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    Say you work in the it department that's all i tell
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