Re: certification is absurd?

Subject: Re: certification is absurd?
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 15:01:37 -0700

Keith Cronin wrote:

I can just see the HR
drones of companies everywhere using this criteria as a yes/no decision in
screening job applicants.
That's the problem: certificates oversimplify.
Potentially, yes. However, don't forget that many people in HR are ALREADY over-simplifying, and often in arbitrary and meaningless ways. At least certification might steer them in the right direction.

Bruce Byfield bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com 604.421.7177

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