Throwing Out the Resume: How a Switch to Competency-Based Hiring Can Increase Youth Employment

With the help of a few innovative solutions providers and tech firms, many companies have started to answer that question by re-imagining what a new age of hiring could look like. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, “The Boss Doesn’t Want Your Resume,” author Rachel Feintzeig details several companies’ “blind-hiring” strategies, whereby recruiters forgo traditional resume submissions in favor of more creative and task-oriented assessments of a candidate’s qualifications and interest in the role. For young people who have limited or non-traditional working experience, these types of strategies could fundamentally change the hiring game…Read more