announced on Friday that it planned to direct the federal government to overhaul its hiring to .
But many Twitter users found the announcement ironic.
That’s because it was made by presidential adviser ― who, not coincidentally, happens to be the daughter of
“We are modernizing federal hiring to find candidates with the relevant competencies and knowledge, rather than simply recruiting based on degree requirements,” she told The Associated Press. “We encourage employers everywhere to take a look at their hiring practices and think critically about how initiatives like these can help diversify and strengthen their workforce.”
Today, President will sign an executive order to transform the federal hiring process—and replace one-size-fits-all, degree-based