The world’s best job searchers are all busy, so what are the top skills for them to learn, and how do they apply them?
Here’s a look at what those skills are and what HR professionals need to know to maximize their career prospects.1.
Your best bet: A good candidate’s best asset is their personality.
That’s why it’s so important to make sure you have a diverse set of skills and interests.
When hiring, be sure to ask: How can I best use your skills?
Do you have the aptitude to work in the industry?
Will you have what it takes to get a job?
You don’t want to waste your time.2.
Skills you need to have in your portfolio: How do you know what your best asset in the job market is?
Are you the kind of person who wants to have a team, or are you just a freelancer?
Do people always say the right things?
What kind of people do you like to hang out with?
What makes you feel happy?
What do you do when you have something to share?
Are people good people, or people who make the most of their time?3.
The role of the boss: How well do you have access to your resume and the information you need for the interview?
Are there certain aspects of your résumé that you find challenging?
Are the company-specific things that you’re passionate about the most difficult to pull off?
Can you pull off that without having to spend hours on your resume?4.
The importance of interviewing for your company: How much time are you willing to spend on an interview?
Is there anything you’re not interested in, or would you rather focus on the job you’ve been assigned?
Are they going to ask about your personal life or your work?
Are these things going to make your job search harder?5.
The job search process: Is there a process in place to help you fill out your resume, and to keep it relevant?
Are candidates invited to attend orientation and interview?
How many interviews are there?
Are interviews given to a wide variety of candidates?
How much information is given to the candidates?6.
Your interview process: Do you want to talk to someone who’s the right fit for the job, or do you want a more personal, tailored interview?
Do the people you’re interviewing with know you?
How will you feel about having someone who doesn’t have your skills on hand?7.
How to make a resume: Are there any questions you want answered before you hire someone, or can you just ask for their experience and experience?8.
The way you present yourself: Do people really expect you to be the person you say you are?
Do they expect you not to be who you say?
How can you make it so that you are, and not the other way around?9.
How well you think you know someone: Are you comfortable asking people questions about themselves?
Will they trust you with their answers?
Are your answers honest?
How well will you manage expectations?10.
What to expect during the interview: Will you be able to be yourself, or will you be asked to explain yourself?
Will your answers be clear and direct?
How comfortable are you with people who might not know what they’re talking about?11.
How you feel after the interview process is over: Are the people who are interviewing with you impressed, surprised, or just generally good?
Is it all going to be fine?
What are you hoping to learn from them?12.
Your resume, or lack thereof: Are your resume skills up to snuff, or is it time to work on them?
Will it help you get the job in the end?
What should you keep on your CV?
Do these skills improve your chances for the position?
Are it important to you that your resume is up to date, or does it need updating?13.
How long to be prepared: How many hours a day should you spend on a resume, as opposed to just doing your best to answer questions?
Is the time a good investment, or should you get some sleep?14.
How much you should spend on your job interview: Are all the other parts of your resume worth it?
Are any of your interview questions going to come back to bite you?
Can a resume save you money, or make it a nightmare to get hired?15.
What you should look for in a resume and why: Is it time for you to put your resume on the table?
Are we talking about your experience, or your past work?
Is your resume really relevant to the job?
Are all your answers written in a clear and easy to understand way, or written in the more technical and technical style that is typical of HR professionals in today’s workforce?16.
How far you should be willing to go in your search: How far are you prepared to go to get the right candidate for the right job?
Is this the time to try and do a job interview