interesting how we’ve gotten so good at lying about and/or faking (assumed to be survival mode) formal documentation [Denise Pope et al] and yet we seek more..
The Top 10 Workplace Trends For 2014 onforb.es/1akloWi
6. Employers create new ways of filtering candidates
Every year it becomes more competitive to apply for jobs because there are more applicants for fewer positions. In the past, I’ve called this the black hole of resumes and the Wall Street Journal calls it “resume oblivion“. Companies, especially larger ones, are finding new ways to filter candidates. One of them is to have HR programs that filter out those who didn’t graduate from college. The second way is to use social networks to screen candidates. Jobvite.com reports that 94% of employers are using social networks for recruiting and that number will be about 100% next year I predict. More smaller companies and even midsize companies are looking at your online footprint first before giving you an interview to see if you would fit into the corporate culture and if there’s anything negative that comes up for your name. More companies will be using tests next year to try and close the skills gap. One test is called the “Collegiate Learning Assessment“, which provides an objective, benchmarked report card for critical thinking skills.
Collegiate Learning Assessment – post college sat ??- come on. we know better.
imagine a non-linear portfolio over the last umpteen years.. accessible from whatever angle.. insight within 2 min. more humane to create/read.
document everything ness