LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner recently revealed his plan to look for talent in non-traditional places. The qualities Weiner is looking for include “passion and fire, a great work ethic, perseverance, loyalty, and a growth mindset,” and he notes that you don’t need a college degree to have these qualities.
The qualities that make a successful employee aren’t always guaranteed by college degree. See how you can follow in LinkedIn’s steps by hiring from non-traditional application pools here.
Bill Ringle is a CEO, former Apple exec, published author, and angel investor. Through Grow Business Now, he offers strategies and tools to elevate growth for executives and entrepreneurs from more than 46 industries. Bill has conducted nearly 200 podcast interviews on My Quest for the Best, where industry and business leaders share their secrets to success.