Posted: 2017-05-09 @ 4:11am PT
It brings things from "degree" only acceptance to bring in certificate / project base / experience based and mentor based "education / training" into the discussion. Some HR folks have debated any training from anything but an accredited school and completed degree programs are "quantifiable". Although, more are adding back in "degree or experience of __ yrs". Online - means more can continue around the globe without need for travel and residence at a location. Business / gov roles - means the person is "out of service" or in limited service. If someone can do both remotely - can be both - in service and continue learning / expanding, it's good. Over time, possibly teaching too.