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6/7/2021 | 1:21:54 AM
Two problems you do not address
There are two main issues related to the security shortage that you do not address which I assume is because of your younger age. 

Number 1 is age discrimination.  This is a major issue that has been widely studied.  It's real, it exists and it cripples companies who cry about security shortage when they reject older and highly qualified candidates.  There are plenty of subject matter experts in this area who can testify to the veracity of what I just said.

Number 2 is the hiring skills of recruiters, H.R. and the hiring managers is at best, (sorry to say) mediocre.  To do their job properly, they must spend 10x more time combing through resumes and picking up the phone to make a call than they presently do.

The talent is out there, you just have to invest the time to find it and you must open your mind to older, smart and experienced workers.  If you do this, the shortage is greatly diminished.

Blessings,

Harry

 

 

 

 

 

 


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