Given the choice between a job candidate with a perfect resume and one who has fought through difficulty, human resources executive Regina Hartley always gives the “Scrapper” a chance.
As someone who grew up with adversity, Hartley knows that those who flourish in the darkest of spaces are empowered with the grit to persist in an ever-changing workplace.
“Choose the underestimated contender, whose secret weapons are passion and purpose,” she says. “Hire the Scrapper.”
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