I am not a Number

I am not a Number

A recent article from the Training Journal made me stop in my tracks.  It forced me to re-assess one of the standard benchmarks we use when hiring, promoting or assigning people in the workplace.  Experience. Andrew Gibbons highlights a “total lack of understanding of the disconnection between experience and value.”  I tend to agree.  We often use “years of experience” as a requirement in job descriptions when hiring new staff, or “years in role” before…