On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 12:30 PM, erik mattheis <gozz at gozz.com> wrote: > Today I was asked how I've compensated for the fact that I don't have > a CS degree. > > How would you have answered this question? > Depends on the position. But if it were something I thought I was qualified for (networking support, desktop tech support, web coding, user interface engineering) I'd say just that: I've learned how to learn, and anything I don't know, I can learn. In fact, that's how I got my last 3 jobs in IT. "No degree?" "Nope. Haven't missed it yet." Hired.