President Trump Innovates Government Job Requirements for Skills and Certification – Competency-Based Hiring
George Mentz, the CEO of one of the oldest certifying bodies in the United States, said, “We have been dedicated to skills innovation and credentialing based on accredited courses and graduate training worldwide longer than any other graduate organization. “As the gold standard in accredited certification, we are delighted that President Trump has innovated and improved the merit based evaluation of government employees.”
In signing an executive order, President Trump is innovating how the federal government does hiring, President Donald Trump took aim at the necessity of having skills above an beyond a diploma.
Trump, in ordering that the government move away from requiring that applicants just have a degree, said he wants to make it easier for those without a higher education to get federal jobs.
Degree-based hiring is especially likely to exclude qualified candidates for jobs related to emerging qualifications and technologies. The US government is refocusing on experiential learning, skills, certifications, and experience.
Therefore, the President is modernizing and reforming civil service hiring through improved identification of skills requirements, qualifications, certifications, designations, and effective assessments of the skills job seekers possess.
Therefore, George Mentz, CEO of the GAFM now says that, “Those with accredited diplomas who also cultivate valid experience through work and apprenticeships may now also be eligible for board certification and professional credentialing. In this way, we can help governemnts worldwide to refocus on competency-based hiring.”