Dear What am I Worth,
I am a graduate with a certificate in business computing with outstanding all-round grades. My subjects relate mainly to Windows NT administration and Unix.
Through my own personal study, I have developed a firm understanding of C/C++ and MFC. I also have a good understanding of the concepts behind RDBMS and the SDLC and would like to follow a career in software development.
I have brief previous work experience in banking and medical environments and excellent written and oral communication skills. I enjoy working in a team and I am an effective group leader.
Candle Replies: You need to gain some commercial work experience. To do this you should contact some of the large companies who have annual "graduate intakes". You could expect to earn approximately $35,000.
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