Last month we met with Ananth Kasturiraman, co-founder of Skillist, to discuss the flaws in our traditional hiring system and how “skills-based hiring” addresses some of these inefficiencies. Skillist is a Boston-based software company that offers a new approach to the hiring process by creating a better way for job-seekers and employers to connect and providing new opportunities for many Americans.
What’s Wrong With the Traditional System?
For as long as we can remember, the traditional system has been: go to college, take out student-loans, get an undergraduate degree, find a job, and pay off your debt (one day). And in this