We are often asked if e-Learning courses and Certifications help winning a new job. The answer is a resounding, Yes!
Employers like to see that candidates are actively improving their skill sets and eager to learn. Set time aside on a regular basis to improve your professional qualifications and highlight your accomplishments in your social media pages and, of course, your resume.
There are a number of e-Learning and Certifications available. Below are a few of the more popular ones.
A global online learning community, filled with free, high-quality online education resources to help you develop essential, certified workplace skills. Alison offers multiple E-Business, Marketing, Sales Management and other core knowledge areas for today’s sales and marketing professional.
Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online. Coursera offers a deep selection of Specializations including Digital Marketing, Data Science, Project Management Principles, Leadership and Management, Business Strategy and many others.
LinkedIn offers Lynda Certifications to help you develop professionally and master tools used by offices around the world. Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Lynda.com offers a 10-day free trial memberships but they are looking for a monthly subscription.
ASPE, Inc. is a national leader in providing skills-based business training solutions. They offer a wide range training and certification programs including Google, Social Media, Marketing, Adobe, Client Services and other key skills. While they offer some free resources, their formal training and certification programs are paid.
More than 30,000 people have been certified through HubSpot Academy. Certifications include Inbound Marketing, Design, and Contextual Marketing. HubSpot offers a couple free certifications such as Inbound Certification and HubSpot Design Certification. They also offer additional certifications on their offerings for paid customers only.