Interesting post on the various e-discovery certifications that are out there. I recently had someone else bring that same question up to me as well.
I remember flipping through my emails and seeing a note about all of this e-discovery education. Someone wrote:
“…can anyone comment on whether employers take these things seriously (e-discovery certifications)? I’ll take the exams if they are worth it, but I don’t want to spend time and money to get letters after my name that no one truly cares about.”
I love that question, because I remember back a few years ago (around 2000 or so) you could not turn around without hearing a commercial or a promo for schools pushing people to get MCSE and CCNE certified and I thought it would be a great opportunity to push my career along with a Microsoft cert.
The very important thing that I am trying to say is and I hope this gives you some clarity: “the information you learn carries far more weight than the certification you earn, but the certification is the tangible product…”
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