Expertise is Declared by Others, Not Yourself

One of the ongoing undercurrents of my thinking is the concept of acknowledged expertise.

A concrete example – we’re the worst people to write our own résumé. Talking with people we’ve worked with is better.

Having others describe us and what we do is far more accurate – if only because there are more of them.

What shows up in my Aadrvark.com profile today? The request to declare what I think my friends are experts in.

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Talent recruiters are about to get pwned.