Hire Based on Solving a Challenge not Static Background Info
Gap Jumpers is a new company that attempts to match organizations to future employees around an actual brief that shows skills, know how, approach, and both soft and hard skills. It's pretty awesome and feels more human.
Find them here: https://www.gapjumpers.me/
Linking people's skills to employer needs can be tricky when you are basing it off a piece of paper or even a one hour interview. Why not dive deep and to the point around the kind of work that is going to need to be done, problems solves, opportunities seized. Gapjumpers.com does that. That's why I agreed to be their advisor—having looked closely at the skills gap as a design thinker and tackling the challenge.