How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate

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In today’s busy world of recruitment we all want to place amazing candidates with our clients who will turn out to be one of their best recruits ever!

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How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate

  1. 1. GSR2R How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate
  2. 2. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate In today’s busy world of recruitment we all want to place amazing candidates with our clients who will turn out to be one of their best recruits ever! An aspirational goal maybe and one definitely worth pursuing. Think of the benefits that everyone will
  3. 3. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate Your client gets a great, productive new member of the company that will add to the bottom line. Your candidate gets a great job where they will feel valued from day one.
  4. 4. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate Finally you have a happy client that is likely to make your recruitment desk his or her first port of call when they have a vacancy to fill. The ideal scenario? Yet how, as a busy recruiter can you make sure that the candidates you identify and put forward really will turn out to be your client’s employee of the year.
  5. 5. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate Well we could do some digging around on facebook or Google. Much better though to ask some questions that will help you identify some of the key behaviours that will make your candidates get nine out of ten on your clients check list.
  6. 6. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate 1. They have high standards Every client wants an employee that is easy to manage. As a general rule people that have higher standards fit this box. Why? For a start you don’t have to highlight every single company policy or rule.
  7. 7. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate They know the value of good timekeeping, standards and attention to detail. A few well placed questions and your own experience initial experience will shout out to you that this is the case; or not.
  8. 8. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate 2. They enjoy learning Every company want to grow. If that is going to happen they need a team around them that is willing to develop and importantly; without being pushed. An avid learner is luckily quite easy to spot.
  9. 9. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate Just ask a few questions that focus around their favourite activities and you will soon see a ‘learning’ mentality come through. The sheer volume of ‘stuff’ they know will give you a big clue. Ask them about their previous roles and what it entailed. You will soon be able to identify the projects they were involved in and how they coped.
  10. 10. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate 3. They understand people Candidates can be mature at 18 and immature at 60! It is all about a state of mind and an understanding of people.
  11. 11. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate Really great employees are self-aware. They know their own good points and what they need to work on. They can also spot it in other people and alter their behaviour when they need to. They are also grown up enough to understand the dynamics of balancing work and home and are ready willing and able to cut colleagues some slack or call them on their stuff when they need to.
  12. 12. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate 4. They produce Employees in any organisation have a job function and need to produce something.
  13. 13. How To Know You Have Found An Amazing Candidate As a recruiter you are measured on the number of vacancies you fill for clients. That is easier to spot. What about the roles you are recruiting into? What would be key results your clients need? Can your candidates demonstrate that they can deliver, whatever it is consistently without whinging and whining!
  14. 14. For more information on How To Found An Amazing Candidate please contact hello@gsr2r.com
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