ERIC Number: EJ853553
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Bucking the System in Wyoming: Eliminating Minimum Qualifications and Converting to a "KSA System"
CUPA-HR Journal, v54 n3 p2-4 Fall-Win 2003
Minimum qualifications, such as possession of an academic degree and a required number of years of work experience, have long been staples of many higher education institutions' hiring practices. However, the University of Wyoming has found that eliminating these minimum qualifications in favor of a hiring system based on knowledge, skills and abilities has paved the way for recruiting and retaining a talented and diverse workforce.
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Employment Qualifications, Personnel Selection, School Personnel
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Wyoming