If you’re like most developers, you probably find yourself wondering where your programming abilities truly stand.
Do I really know my Java fundamentals?
How does my Python knowledge compare to that of other full-stack developers?
Is it fair to call myself “proficient” in C++?
And when it’s time to actually apply these skills at a new role or company, there can be a big difference between feeling competent and demonstrating competency.
In today’s competitive job market, benchmarking your skills is an important first step to achieving your career goals. Simply put, you need to know where you stand to get where you want to go.
In the past, it has been hard to find dependable assessments that accurately affirm your strengths and identify your skill gaps. Even harder is to get clear recommendations for how to improve.
That’s why Educative launched a new free tool: Educative Assessments.
Educative Assessments helps you achieve three goals:
Quickly gauge your proficiency across a range of in-demand tech skills
Accurately identify skill gaps
Receive curated resources to help you improve
Educative now offers 10 carefully crafted, completely free assessments, each covering a different in-demand technical skill.
(If you can’t find the topic you’re looking for, don’t worry; there are many more assessments covering a range of in-demand tech skills on the way!)
And here’s the best part: based on your result, Educative will recommend curated learning resources to help you improve.
It’s no secret that the highest-performing developers continuously upskill. Educative Assessments is designed to help developers find the right learning resources at the right time for their level.
When you take an Educative Assessment, you will receive a percentile score. This is your Educative SkillScore.
Your SkillScore falls into one of three competency levels: Beginner, Proficient, and Expert.
If you score in the Proficient or Expert range, you will earn a badge that lives in your Educative profile and is shareable with your network.
Every Educative Assessment is based on industry-leading IRT models (Item Response Theory) and adaptive testing. This means more accurate test results through shorter assessments.
If you get a SkillScore that you’re unhappy with, don’t worry; you have several chances to retake the assessment (with new questions) to improve your result.
When you receive your SkillScore, Educative will offer you custom learning recommendations to help you fill skill gaps.
We know better than most that the world of developer learning can feel so infinite that it’s hard to know where to start. Educative Assessments takes care of that problem with curated course recommendations based on your SkillScore.
It’s never been easier to find out exactly where your programming skills stand. And with your SkillScore in hand, it’s never been easier to know where you need to grow.
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