Is online certification helpful for getting a job?

I am looking for an entry level web developer job. Even though I have worked on a couple of websites. They were not database-driven websites. In order to show my employers that I have php and mysql skills. I am thinking about getting online certifications from Brainbench. Can I benefit from online certifications? Is that going to help me get a job?

Asked By: curiousmadness - 5/27/2007
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There are also people scamming Microsoft certifications so like it doesn't matter anymore - any certifications show you are a motivated and self-directed person and stamps what you actually know
Answered By: y3 - 5/27/2007
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I have done stuff online and never was I asked to get one. I would definately look into it. Might be a scam to get more money from you.
Answered By: live4love32 - 5/27/2007
It may but honestly if you show them the websites you have done and explain what you used and how you used it to design your application the way you did, it gets you the job anyway.. don't pay money to get the certification.. a lot of companies are offering those certifications when you get in to work for them.. so I... More
Answered By: Catherine - 5/28/2007
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