Job candidates struggle to add microcredentials to hiring platforms

From HR Dive: “According to a March report from Northeastern University. A company’s hiring platform, as well as third-party options, may not provide adequate fields to capture the relevant skills and nondegree credentials. In addition, some software may prioritize traditional degrees over microcredentials. When extracting data, information about alternative credentials may also be ‘lost in translation,’ researchers found. ‘Most talent acquisition systems are not yet prepared to accept new types of nondegree credentials or richer skills data,’ wrote co-author Sean Gallagher and colleagues from Northeastern’s Center for the Future of Higher Education and Talent Strategy.”

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