Are MOOCs really that useful on a resume?
Thu, Feb 23 2017 12:45 | assessment, cMOOC, CV, HR, instructionalDesign, MBA, MOOC, pondering, resume, work, xMOOC
I came across an article on Campus Technology last week titled 7 Tips for Listing MOOCs on Your Résumé, and it was citing a CEO of an employer/employee matchmaking firm. One piece of advice says to create a new section for MOOCs taken to list them there. This is not all that controversial since I do the same. Not on my resume, but rather on my extended CV (which I don't share anyone),
Recently I came across a post by Josh Kim on whether LinkedIn will replace the traditional academic CV. My short answer to that is "no". This isn't because I think LinkedIn is bad (it's not), or that the CV is awesome (it's not). I've got a bone to pick with the traditional, paper-based, academic CV.The common wisdom, as Kim alludes to, is that a resume is short and targeted, while a CV