Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Within a month of completing my HND (Higher National Diploma) at college, I was in a job doing tech support for Asus. With my call centre experience and computing qualifications, I have been trusted since I can prove my worth with certificates and exam results. I have the opportunity to progress into more complicated roles far more quickly than applying for highly paid roles where they expect you to know everything straight away. I am working at a pace I am comfortable with.
It gives you the edge over other applicants. You can one up other job applicants with your added, proven skills.