Should you add online courses to your resume?

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So i´ve been doing some online courses related to digital marketing on udemy, google digital academy, coursera, etc etc

I was wondering and googling about the possible benefits that an online course like those could bring if added to your resume.

After searching the web i found that it could be beneficial because it displays your set of skills, it shows character and it makes for a better interview, since the interviewer will possibly ask you about those courses and what did you learn from them.

I wanted to know you guys personal opinion on this subject , do you think it can be relevant and if yes/no why?
 

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Big yes! If you have knowledge about the certifications you have done than you should add them to your resume It will be a big plus point for you against any other candidate.
 

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Big yes! If you have knowledge about the certifications you have done than you should add them to your resume It will be a big plus point for you against any other candidate.

But neither all certifications are relevant right? I mean, a lot of courses just give you a "certification" to look good . Should i only add the ones that have like real certifications or something, or i just add them all?
 

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If you got certified and they are relevant then of course you should.
 

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But neither all certifications are relevant right? I mean, a lot of courses just give you a "certification" to look good . Should i only add the ones that have like real certifications or something, or i just add them all?
Keep the ones related to the job you're applying for and those in which you're really good at
 
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So i´ve been doing some online courses related to digital marketing on udemy, google digital academy, coursera, etc etc

I was wondering and googling about the possible benefits that an online course like those could bring if added to your resume.

After searching the web i found that it could be beneficial because it displays your set of skills, it shows character and it makes for a better interview, since the interviewer will possibly ask you about those courses and what did you learn from them.

I wanted to know you guys personal opinion on this subject , do you think it can be relevant and if yes/no why?
Yes, it would be more useful to you in finding the best job offers from top employeers in the market. Also make sure you have the knowledge of such courses. This could greatly reduce your competition and increase the possibilities of acquiring the desired job!
 

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If you had to complete an exam or test to get the certification then add those, if you just get a cert of completion then I wouldn't add them to your CV but add them to your LinkedIn profile.
 

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You're caring about the wrong things.

The average time spent looking at a resume by recruiters is .... 6 seconds. So you should really really care first about "how do I make it out of the garbage list". Once there, the answer is easy. If you have an asset, list it.
 
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