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Posted on: November 8, 2016

I am still on yesterday’s theme of lifelong and lifewide learning. Today I share a tweet that highlights a possible difference in employer and employee mindsets.

Decision makers in human resources, particularly from the civil service, probably hire people on what they know. Why else would they so much on paper qualifications? These are a measure of what you know, not necessarily what you can do.

Very few decision makers have figured out how to hire people based on their ability to learn. Here is a clue: A deep and diverse portfolio of evidence.

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