I would think (as a potential employer) that a company which
specializes in online certifications would not be as demonstrative
as a company known for Perl training in ensuring that those
who are certified have practiced their skills rather than
simply regurgitate the knowledge from books and
Don't get me wrong, though... the test at Brainbech
was't a walk in the park but I was able to pass the exam
a couple of years ago when I was still new to the language
simply by having the book handy.
I wasn't trying to knock Brainbench. I just
think that even non-technical people have technical people
to use as resources. Most people haven't even heard of
Brainbech (technical and non-technical).
You mention your certification on your CV
You get the interview
You explain that your certification came from a prominent Perl training/consulting firm (mention "Learning Perl")
You get the position
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