In the states it is VERY hard to even get in the windows/doors/nooks and crannies anymore without a degree.
Let me explain. HR has REALLY taken over the hiring process in many companies. The managers have very little say and HR makes most of the decisions. What this means is HR is no longer the filter it once was, it is fills the hiring manager roll.
So, as a filter they look for bullet points and as a hiring manager they do the same. If you don't fit, you aren't hired.
It's frustrating and irritating to both the REAL hiring manager and the potential employee.
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