Why and how to go beyond skills when hiring
When you become a hiring manager, you may consider approaching the process with a laundry list of skills you are looking for in a candidate. While that’s tempting to do, it could mean a lot of highly qualified people are overlooked. Based on a survey Indeed conducted in 2016, the popular job-related search site found “86% of companies face challenges finding technical talent, and they find that applicants often meet less than half of the criteria in their job posts.” That criteria could be holding you back from getting talented workers.
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