In today’s competitive job market, human resource offices see
scores of job candidates with top qualifications, so the question begs: what other traits should you look for when hiring the right person for the job? While Google used to be selective about picking graduates from top tier universities, the company learned the hard way that where you went to school is not everything. The world’s best company to work for now focuses more on candidates with strong cognitive ability and problem-solving skills. So what should be on your company’s list? Enhance your company’s recruitment process with these six traits of successful job candidates.
We got to sit down with Jennifer McClure the president of Unbridled Talent. The company provides advisory and consulting services in areas of leadership, executive communications, and talent strategy. McClure is also a former human resources executive for privately held Fortune 500 companies. Her experience as an Executive Recruiter and Executive Coach has developed multiple strategies to find, attract, recruit and grow the talent needed with organizations as well as build careers.
We asked McClure to sit down with us to gain further insight into why and how personal branding affects both employers and job seekers in 2015. She points out the benefits of a video response and how it can simplify and align recruitment processes as well as make them more effective and cohesive.
Hiring and recruitment is both an art and a science. No process or technique fits every industry or
company and must be customized and designed according to the needs of your company or clients. Over the years a few recruitment mistakes continue to plague human resource professionals as they hunt for the most qualified candidates for open positions and bring them on board. Hiring is becoming a monumental task that takes more and more time as employers and prospective job candidates continue to use the Internet to find employment.
Here are several common recruitment mistakes and how to avoid each during your recruitment process that save time, improve your candidate reach, and protect your brand and your clients.