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stephen H. Aug 21, 2019 228 views

What certifications do I earn for carpentry?

Thank you in advance for your advice! carpentry...


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Elsa Z. Dec 18, 2018 574 views

Do employers see value in a Coursera/edX/MOOCs certificates?

I want to continue my studies to build my career and have relevant skills in my field, but it is hard to do in-class courses with a full-time job. This made me strongly consider taking online courses. I definitely think that further education is great for personal growth and learning new...

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Connor H. Apr 29, 2018 354 views

I'm planning on studying Linguistics, and would love to learn new languages while I do so. Is there any language certifications I can get at a State level to put on my CV without having to take a class?

I'd like to learn languages without having to take a class because I can work at my own pace and study what I want in a language at any point in time. However, I feel that having a certification or award would look better on a resume than just self reporting. If you could give me ideas about...

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Alisha S. Jan 12, 2018 431 views

What is the verdict on Online Learning Courses and accreditation?

I am studying in university, but I have often taken supplementary online courses on sites like Udemy and FutureLearn. How do recruiters look at these certifications - are they impressed or are they just overlooked? recruiting online-learning certifications...


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Ashley H. Dec 06, 2017 514 views

What certifications would be beneficial to pursue for an environmental scientist/biologist?

I know that just pursuing my degree and having it will likely not be enough for me to stand out to potential employers. I was wondering what sort of certifications or training would be beneficial to me, not just for finding a job, but as a scientist in general. What would you recommended? Thank...

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Gabrielle D. May 20, 2016 1815 views

On a scale of 1-10 how difficult is the NCLEX-RN test??

I would love to become a neonatal nurse, so getting more info and background would help a lot! college nursing certifications nclex-rn nurse hospital-and-health-care...


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Lauren S. Feb 08, 2017 507 views

What certifications would be good for the health Administration field?

I'm majoring in Health Administration. I want to know what the best certifications that would benefit me. I know that First aid and CPR are some good ones. What are some other suggestions healthcare health certifications...


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Nada D. Jan 01, 2017 646 views

What is the difference between a residency and a fellowship?

Given the fact that after earning an M.D. in order to specialize in a specific doctor's field you have to go through a program to gain certification, the terms residency and fellowship have both been mentioned and I, as a result, don't know the difference between the two. doctor residency...

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Demetrio G. Dec 23, 2016 551 views


Does anyone think that certifications are valuable to getting into the field of career, or can you simply can an entry level job with no experience what so ever. Does any one think Comptia A+ certifications are worth it or not? certifications entrylevel...


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Mitchell A. Sep 16, 2016 661 views

What is the difference between getting a certification and obtaining an M.A?

This question has always seemed to bother me. Maybe it's just because I don't even know what a certification is. But overall, I would like to know the difference between the both and is one better to have than the other? Also, How many years of schooling does going for a certification require?...

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Lucy L. May 10, 2016 846 views

What components do you study the most in preparing for the CPA Exam? What resources do you use to test your knowledge?

I am hoping to become a CPA in the future and would like to know what the best tools are to use when it comes to getting ready to take the exam. I am aware that it can take several attempts to pass the exam and it would be great to know how to best be prepared for it! accounting studying-tips...