The Many Perils Of Accepting Certifications As Qualifications (Problems with accepting certifications instead of college degrees during hiring)

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Only 5% of surveyed recruiters say that certifications can replace college degrees in all jobs. And only 48 % agree that they can replace college degrees in at least some jobs.

The latest disruption recruiting leaders now face is the growing emphasis on certifications over college degrees. A recent survey of recruiters by Gartner/Capterra revealed that over 40% of employers have recently dropped some of their degree requirements. However, dropping a college degree requirement doesn’t automatically mean that accepting professional and training certificates — which I will call “certifications” from this point forward — as a substitute will be

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