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Trump Signs Executive Order That Prioritizes Knowledge And Skills Over Academic Degrees For Federal Hiring

Trump just signed an executive order that will change the standards of hiring for federal jobs.

The order places higher priorities on things like skills and knowledge than fancy college degrees.

This will cause some people in academia to sneer. Too bad for them.

Townhall reports:

Trump’s Latest Executive Order Changes Hiring Standards For Federal Jobs

President Trump signed an executive order Friday afternoon that prioritizes skills and knowledge, not simply academic degree requirements, as qualifications for federal employment.

During an event at the White House, President Trump called the current system “really outdated.”

“The federal government will no longer be narrowly focused on where you went to school but the skills and the talents that you bring to the job. […]

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