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When people quote their Sun certifications in resume, do they used to quoted the scored marks ? If they do, is that a way that the employer can verify it ?

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Originally posted by John Tao:
If they do, is that a way that the employer can verify it ?

Thanks.


Employer can ask for the marks sheet that the candidate gets upon clearing the exam.
 
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Nothing wrong if you quote your scores. If you have good score then its eye catching for the interviewer.
 
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I don't see anything that would be wrong with it, either (to go with the feelings of the other responses) - it's like showing your GPA from college if you did well and it's in an applicable field, really.
 
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The thumb rule while making your resume is:
Show all your positive in your resume.

So if you have good score in your certification or acamedics then show it other wise just write that you have certification.
 
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what score is good and what you write Sun Certified Java Programmer
or what to write.

I am SCJA and SCJP.
I dont know marks of scja but in scjp I have 96% shall I mention it.
[ October 02, 2005: Message edited by: Santana Iyer ]
 
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Apologies for the blatant cut-n-paste from another thread on the exact same topic.

The problem with the SCJP, at least when I took it, is that it is mostly a test of knowledge regarding Java syntax and foundations. The SCJP doesn't make you a programmer, and gives absolutely no measure of what your ability to actually write functional software is.

As such, I doubt your score really matters to anyone. As someone who has a degree in a non-technical field, I have found that having the SCJP was useful during the time when I had little experience. Since then it is nothing more than resume padding though.

Even though I scored fairly high (somewhere over 80%, don't remember exactly) I have never mentioned my score in job interviews. The certificate I received from Sun also made no mention of my score. I think if the interviewer is interested, then by all means share your score. Otherwise I would leave it off resumes. I know if I were evaluating a new prospect, having their score right on their resume would just be an annoyance. It's great they could pass a test that ascertains they understand basic Java concepts, but a high or low score gives absolutely no indication of how good they are going to be.
 
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I live in India,
shall I mention score or not.

I am asking as someone says if I see score I get annoyed....

bye.
 
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