Aside from the obvious industries which require education and experience, hiring managers are starting to take a chance on hiring based on skills verse actual experience or education. Why? Because skills are transferrable. Qualities like leadership, communication, problem-solving to name a few. Find out more on skill-based hiring and how it’s effective, below!
“Why not just use psychological assessments instead?”. Curious to find out how well higher-education correlates with a career? Find out here.
Although college is super beneficial for education and in some cases professions that do directly correlate with your major – what you went to school for doesn’t always benefit you with a job post-college. “To decide which direction to head after graduation, focus on your competencies, not your major, experts advise.” Check it out.
Over the past couple of years, “Apple, Google, IBM, and other high-profile companies have stripped the bachelor’s degree requirement from many of their positions”. Is hiring based on skill going to catch the wind and become more popular? Check out how they’re doing it – here.
Want to know what exact skills to work on that will help you with your career? Let’s dig in.