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How to resume document self study?

By laaronj ·
I have been wondering how one would document using computer based training software(CBT's)on a resume. I've been thinking about getting a series of CBT's to upgrade my knowledge but wonder how to relay that effort to a prospective employer. Any feedback on the 'employer' side would be welcome also.

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Certificates

by Dr Dij In reply to How to resume document se ...

I use the Mindleaders.com online training as one of the most cost effective ways to get a running start on new topics. They have certificates of completion you print out when you finish a course.

You need to get over 70% on the course. The courses have questions every 5 - 10 pages, including click here, fill-in, multiple choice, and multiple selection that are not easy if you do not pay attention.

There are usually a whole series of courses on different aspects of a topic, 8 or so on crystal reports, 9 or so on each version of VB, Oracle, XML, etc.

I simply print them and put in a clear plastic 1 page sleeve in a binder and bring them with me to interviews. Shows I'm serious about self improvement.

Also came in handy, I was assigned to get data out of our ERP system with Crystal, showed my boss that I'd completed 8 or so online xtal courses.

I also use books24x7.com online IT books in conjunction with the online courses. Their subscription is expensive, but as the visa ad goes, 'priceless'.

informit.com also has a less capable but less expensive ($20/mo) subs to online books.

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