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For Charlie Hatton, a U.S. military veteran who joined PSE&G as a project quality assurance/quality control specialist in 2015, showing how his military experience could transfer to a specific role was initially difficult.

“I applied for a job that I thought I was a good fit for, although I realized that the person screening the resumes might not agree because of my military background,” Hatton said. “It turned out I was right, and I didn’t get the interview.”

May 24, 2023

As you embark on your journey to integrate skilled credentials and more holistic hiring and retention practices, you may find misconceptions are holding you or your colleagues back from integrating them into your hiring strategy.


Jobs for the Future (JFF) and the SHRM Foundation convened four “Learning Labs,” or interactive workshops, with HR professionals, hiring managers and business leaders to solicit deeper feedback on their experiences with and perceptions of skilled credentials. Here are some of the learnings about common misconceptions:


May 24, 2023