Exploring Skills Today: Is Your Degree Worthless?

Exploring Skills Today: Is Your Degree Worthless?

Speakers

Today, skills have a shelf life and workers often wind up in jobs that didn't exist 10 years ago. Think about it: no one’s mom was a data scientist, or a Zumba instructor, for that matter. In this session, Jennifer Shappley, Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn will explore how recruiters aren’t just hiring based on pedigree, but how skills are becoming increasingly more important to organizations.

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Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Track: Workplace
Level: Intermediate