Do you consider education level when hiring employees?

Do you consider education level when hiring employees if you own a small business? With the plethora of knowledge available for certain lines of work on the internet, it seems like someone without a college degree or even a high school diploma could be more qualified for the task. Please let us know what your business entails and what your thoughts are. Thanks.

Parents
  • No. I am a former Captain of a commercial fishing vessel, & what is required of someone who wishes to become a "fisherman" (man or woman) is the willingness to listen to instructions & work hard & long! Your education will come as you work, & the harder you work, the faster you will progress. The first thing you must learn is "Safety!" 

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  • No. I am a former Captain of a commercial fishing vessel, & what is required of someone who wishes to become a "fisherman" (man or woman) is the willingness to listen to instructions & work hard & long! Your education will come as you work, & the harder you work, the faster you will progress. The first thing you must learn is "Safety!" 

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