Over the years I have been involved with many a hiring selection for ______ specialists at all levels, and I can share an observation that I believe will surprise nobody.There is an abundance of ______ job candidates with impressive resumes who do not possess even the minimum basic ______ skills. Resume inflation is only partially to blame.The bigger problem is that for the most part these candidates sincerely and earnestly believe that that two-day “advanced ______” course really gave them the advanced knowledge and understanding of the system in question.
No, the ______ does not have what most of you might think considering it is from me but the alarming and a very saddening thing is the ______ can be filled up with almost anything and it would be still true. Perhaps a bit more in mid level IT related jobs….
The interested can see where I quoted the passage from http://www.directionsmag.com/editorials.php?article_id=1972&trv=1
Had originally posted this to my livejournal but this is relevant as a business as well…