Let your work do the talking.

Author:Connley, Courtney
Position:COURTNEY CONNLEY'S: TIP OF THE MONTH
 
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In January, cloud-storage firm Compose Inc. announced it was enforcing a new practice called "blind hiring" where instead of submitting resumes, anyone interested in working for the company must write an anonymous short story about data, spend a day working on a mock assignment, and complete a project. The purpose of this method is to avoid using unconscious bias in the hiring process, and to ensure a company isn't hiring applicants who only appear to be a right fit for the job on paper. While many people rely on their resume and connections to do all the talking, the new "blind hiring" trend places emphasis on making sure your skills and work ethic match...

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