Imagine you’re looking to fill a role. A resume comes across your desk, and the person checks every box. They have experience, certifications, and all the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do a fantastic job.
You’d absolutely bring this person in for an interview!
Except, perhaps your applicant tracking system weeded them out. Or your recruiter hit reject already. Why would this happen? Because this candidate didn’t have one completely irrelevant skill: A bachelor’s degree.
An experienced HR professional with a Professional in Human Resources Certification (PH) and solid references shared this experience: