Needs a College
Education requirements are a big part of the hiring
Even entry-level professional
jobs tend to require a college
degree these days.
But by listing education requirements, employers are narrowing
the tops of their talent funnels, which isn't a good thing.
Some employers are starting to
rethink their approach to
Many of the jobs that require a degree today didn’t
actually require a degree in the past.
Workers without degrees have
competently performed these
roles for decades. It's only the
next generation that needs a
To be sure, education requirements are an absolute must
in some cases.
But even when education
requirements are necessary, the
requirements hiring teams list still
need to fit the job.
When professional experience can make up for a degree,
hiring teams can simply include 'or relevant experience'
alongside any education requirements.
It's important to approach
college degree requirements
It's also important to thoughtfully clarify all job
Adding 'preferred' requirements of
any kind, whether it's for education,
years of experience, or skills, can
confuse job seekers.
Contact Us At: https://datapeople.io/