Answering “yes” to the question “do you have experience in <> is as deep as the assessment goes. My profile is then submitted to a hiring manager. When misalignment and mismatch takes place this can and does clearly frustrate the hiring process for both employer and potential hire.
Today, this is the type of frustration that exists in the IT hiring process which is yielding the undesirable results of inequality, the prevalent “bro culture”, gender and race disproportions in professional work environments across the US. Considering this, I think it’s worth a shot in exploring options other than the status quo.