Talent vs. experience: What matters more for a job in technology?

Are technology hiring managers looking for raw talent or an experienced head?
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Jamie Mercer is a freelance writer, filmmaker, and designer from the UK. Some of his previous work has featured on BBC Three, Metro Radio and ITV.

Mercer has a passion for technology and entertainment and he uses his experience of project and people management to write about jobseeking, recruitment, and self-development for workers in the technology sector.

With a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Sunderland, Mercer has worked across a number of sectors on award-winning projects covering the likes of politics, mental health, and media. He has also given lectures and delivered workshops on digital technology.

In his spare time, Jamie likes to read science fiction and fantasy novels, play soccer and has an addiction to B-movies featuring sharks.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jamie Mercer and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.