Should employers care about GPA anymore?
There is a growing tide of opinion that GPA scores are worthless as a criteria for hiring, except in cases where someone has just graduated from college.
- Minimum scores are innefective and may disqualify candidates unfairly
"Skills-based hiring is more efficient, less risky, and better suited to today’s skills economy than job boards or traditional resumes." - Mike Knapp, CEO at SkillSmart.
- GPA is used as a proxy due to insufficient data.
"Unfortunately, using the GPA as a screening method often takes qualified, skilled applicants out of the candidate pool". - Mike Knapp, CEO at SkillSmart.