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Does self-studying skills count?

jfacjfac Registered User Posts: 115 Junior Member
Let's say you learned a programming language by yourself. Can you still put it on your resume? Or do employers want to see it under work experience when they require the skill?

Edit: I guess the title is misleading. I'm talking about skills you learned by yourself, not the ability to self-study.
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Replies to: Does self-studying skills count?

  • workingATbig4workingATbig4 Registered User Posts: 317 Member
    You can definitely list them. I personally have a subsection titled "Computer Skills" where I list my experience with programming languages, databases, accounting systems, etc. You could list it in a similar way.
  • soccerguy315soccerguy315 Registered User Posts: 7,245 Senior Member
    I have a "general skills" section of my resume where I list language skills, select coursework, computer skills, etc... you can definitely include it.
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