Badges? We Don’t Need No LinkedIn Badges

there’s less premium for your learning, say, biochemistry at Harvard rather than Swindon Polytechnic: as long as you know the biochemistry, my hiring decision will be tied to your social graph, not the hack of institutional badges.

Interesting thoughts on social media (Quora, Twitter, et al.) credibility outweighing the college degree. The degree may just provide extra context to a person’s job application.

By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of four books.

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