This article addresses the challenge of skills-based hiring for employers. It explains that having a method of hiring that is skills-based is beneficial, but difficult. It notes that there are difficulties on the employer side, such as ensuring the skills are properly managed and evaluated in a short amount of time, as well as difficulties on the employee side such as making sure the skills match up to what the employer wants. The article gives advice on how to mitigate these difficulties by using an assessment tool to accurately measure the skills, self-assessment surveys, and virtual interviewing. It also emphasizes the value of staying one step ahead to ensure that employers are reaching the right people and making the experience as easy and inviting as possible.