Industry vet mulls whether or not today's jobs should require a traditional degree; discusses "upcredentialing"

degree-job-staffordYou’re sure you could do the job, but the posting says a bachelor’s degree is required and you don’t have one.

Requiring at least a bachelor’s degree is one of the more popular — but perhaps inefficient — applicant screening tools spawned in internet-based hiring systems. A labor analytics firm, Burning Glass Technologies, recently reported on this “upcredentialing” requirement, finding that employers now ask for more education from new hires than is held by existing workers in the...

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