Thursday, 2 May 2013

Tips to Search Quality Candidates

There are many websites and blogs which help a job seeker to find a job. As important it is for a job seeker to find the right job so it is important for the employer also to find quality candidates. There are many criterions which have to be considered before they select the right candidate to fill the open vacancy. If the candidate cannot fulfill his part of work correctly then it might even cause huge loss for the company. Hence the process followed by any employer while hiring candidates must give be fit enough to find a candidate who can fulfill all the duties assigned to them with efficiency. The first and the foremost thing which an employer should look for in any candidate is if they have zeal and desire in the job. May times it happens that a person might not be seriously interested in the work and is only doing for his/ her livelihood or for having a better living. This won’t help the company much as such candidates will not show great interest in new works coming or putting extra effort when needed. The quality of work also might vary. The passion for work matters, as much as the skill set.

To search for a quality candidate one has to put in many rounds for assessing the skills required. For example, if a skill set is required in the IT industry, one has to check the individual’s technical skills, while also checking his English speaking skills and also inter personal skills. If one candidate is taken without any social skills or without him having the passion to work in the field he applied for, it is a loss to the company. An employer should see that the candidate has good confidence levels. This is a very important factor as this shows that the candidate has self-belief. So when any new challenging tasks are assigned to such candidates, you can expect a good result. At the same time one must be careful to see that the candidate shouldn’t be over-confident. Such candidates may have the skill set to do the job required, but this over-confidence leads to misunderstandings with the fellow employees and also proven to deter the performance of the candidate himself.

If one chooses a candidate who has a good skills set, without good confidence levels this may lead to the candidate not scaling up to the mark or not completing a task given. This is because the candidate doesn’t have self-belief in himself / herself to go forward with their decisions. If the employers take care of all these criterions, he/ she are sure to get a candidate who can live up to the expectations. In general any employer goes for a job portal to search for candidates can get many resumes from which they can easily find a good employee or employees according to their needs. Initially the employer has to compare all applications to take good one from it.

                                                                                                                                                       - By ReKruiTIn

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