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General Discussion

Michael Barker
Michael Barker
2,530 Points

Compare my score

I'd like to be able to see other people's points scored without use of the forums; maybe a view other profile initiative. Treehouse also mentioned that github has an auto-resume feature out there; maybe that's a good tool for us to be able to use too. I'm still gathering knowledge and skills, but when I do begin to apply for jobs based on what I've learned here will Treehouse be able to demonstrate some level my proficiency gained here? Or will these points only reflect our development on job postings here at Teamtreehouse?

3 Answers

jasonniebauer
jasonniebauer
28,801 Points

I agree. I too would like to see some sort of leaderboard.

I used my Treehouse account URL on my resume to show employers my learning progress when I was looking for a job. I would suggest making a couple of projects of your own to demonstrate your skills. Employers will always want to see past work that you have done, so even simple projects that demonstrate your skills will get you a lot further than not having anything to show.

Wow, thanks for sharing this :). I didn't know you could use your score on your CV. Is it actually often used where you live? I'm from another country, and Treehouse is not known at all here, so it doesn't give me any backup when I apply for a job. Then I thought the score was just a tool to motivate us (like in gaming). I would glady know how you use it when apply, and what are the welcome of the employers about this? (just for curiosity, to understand your culture). I find this very interesting.

Great post Michael Barker! Thanks. We are focusing on this now! :)