Today’s episode discusses overqualified employees in the IT industry and how hiring managers ought to look at applicants they deem “overqualified”. Brad and Bobby discuss the ever-changing world of IT, as well as the advantages and disadvantages that can come with hiring an overqualified employee. Hear what these tech experts have to say on the subject in this week’s episode.
“We’re in a time where people want to educate themselves, and people want to continue down that path of making sure that they can provide value to a company. So people are getting extra certifications, people are going to school longer, people are doing more to better themselves, and they want to promote that so what’s actually happening is they’re excited to share their experiences and everything that they’re doing. But as it turns out, it’s starting to backfire on them.”
Brad Anderson, CEO of TechBridge, a Salt Lake City IT staffing company, and Bobby Glen James, Author, Speaker, and founder of BoTecha IT Support discuss “overqualified employees” in the IT industry in the New IT podcast episode, “Overqualified”