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Skills-first hiring has CIOs rethinking talent strategies

By: Mary Pratt on Apr 16, 2024

The article discusses the rising trend of skills-first hiring among CIOs. Jason Snyder, Commonwealth CIO for Massachusetts, is mentioned among the CIOs implementing a skills-based approach to recruitment and hiring. Sal Cucchiara of Morgan Stanley's success with the skills-first approach is credited to their collaboration with Year Up and YUPRO Placement.

John Galante, Managing Director at Year Up, underscores Year Up's strategy of partnering with employers to address job gaps by initially placing candidates in internships and advocating for ongoing skills training and education.

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