The ‘Years of Experience’ Problem

years of experienceWhen was the last time you read – or wrote – a job posting without “X years of experience” as one of the qualifications? 

Length of experience is the absolute worst measure of a candidate’s qualification for a job. Which is strange, when it’s so ubiquitous. How could something so pointless become so common?

In my opinion (which is sure to be unpopular with some), it’s laziness. It’s there because it’s easy. Read More