[lpi-discuss] LPI objective scope - WAS: LPIC-2

Mark Miller mark.miller at lpi.org
Fri Apr 29 12:34:59 EDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-04-28 at 16:40 +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote:

> The problem with companies is not that the HR department doesn't 
> understand that it takes 2 years to make an LPIC2 - they do. Or can, 
> if someone takes the time to explain it.
> Rather, they need and want something on file right now to show why it 
> was a good idea to hire person X or invest in his training. You can't 
> even do that with LPIC-1, but in the absense of anything else, I've 
> seen HR try to shoehorn it into that mode.

Boy, I bet those HR people would choke on the PMI cert for project
management. That on has a requirement of 18 months or so of project
management experience to complete. Funny thing is that they don't. PMI
is a desired cert for project managers.

Mark Miller
Program Manager
Exam Development Level 1
Linux Professional Institute

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