JavaBlackBelt, a provider of Java learning and powered by over 50,000
developers in its global community, today announced the worldwide
availability of SkillScan, its cutting-edge, automated tool to assess the
Java skills of job candidates.
SkillScan is used by recruiters and hiring managers to screen Java candidates
and staff teams with the right combination of skills. In less than two hours,
SkillScan provides a comprehensive and conclusive report of candidate skills
in Java programming, sub-topics in Java, and related technologies.
SkillScan speeds and improves the recruiting process in a variety of ways,
-- managers and recruiters screen and hire top talent far faster
-- developers spend less time interviewing on basic skills and more time on
-- removes "stack of resumes" bottlenecks
-- HR managers have a reliable tool to quickly assess ... (more)
JavaBlackBelt just announced its “Coached e‐Learning” for Java
In a developer survey to be released next week, this Coached e‐Learning was
selected as the #1 choice for Java learning compared with classroom training
and self‐paced e‐Learning.
Here’s how it works:
1. In these courses, the coach meets with the student to begin each course,
reviews the course plan and materials, and agrees to a schedule.
2. The student then learns at their own pace from the JavaBlackBelt eLearning
platform ‐‐ online materials and videos, community forums, exercises, and
3. Alon... (more)
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Brussels, Belgium, January 21, 2009 – JavaBlackBelt, a leader in Java
learning and now powered by over 50,000 developers in its European community,
today announced the opening of its web 2.0-based Java skills management
services to enterprises in the US and India. Specifically, it has reached
agreement with Boston-based Global Force DIRECT™ for distribution rights
across these regions.
The JavaBlackBelt service, driven by crowd-sourcing/moderation, already
offers the world’s most comprehensive, state-of-the-art digest of Java
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Developers in the 50K member JavaBlackBelt community made their opinions
known in a just-released survey on Java skills management – it’s quite
revealing. Most noteworthy, developers estimated that their Java teams would
be 25% more productive if their management committed to skills management.
It's reasonable to say that represents a sizable/practical/immediate
Details of the full findings:
-- Over 75% of respondents agreed or strongly agreed that Java skills
assessment is important to t... (more)
JavaBlackBelt is considering offering “coach-assisted eLearning” courses
on Java technologies such as Spring/Hibernate/more. It’s a new type of
learning and they are interested in your feedback.
Please consider taking a 5 minute survey and you will receive 10 contribution
points towards JavaBlackBelt certification exams.
Thanks for your time and we look forward to sharing results with you.