Survey: Experience Preferred Over Education When Hiring
survey of 350 IT security professionals gauged their attitudes
toward the skills shortage in cybersecurity. Some 93 percent agreed
that experience is more important than qualifications. A further 73
percent claimed that it didn't matter whether IT staff were college
graduates when it came to getting the job done.
Qualifications are considered degrees and
rub -- and what they didn’t ask -- is how do you assess the
experience and capability of professionals to solve the sorts of
problems you have?
Straight Talk on hiring… check it
results on whether communication or technical skill was more
important; hint - it’s communication. You can be the smartest one
in the room, but if no one understands you…
it’s also awkward to suggest that you can’t have both good
technical and good communication skills. You can.
!! Michael is putting together a series on
Cyber Insurance; it starts with a brief survey - 5 multiple choice
and 3 open-ended questions. Please take 3-5 minutes to share your
experiences, insights, and questions!!
Security. Some assembly required.
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