Traditionally, hiring managers would look for resumes with the top schools, the most impressive previous employers, and a certain level of pedigree when hiring for a role. However, modern studies have shown that hiring for skills can be a far more effective way of finding the right person for the job. This may require rethinking your job descriptions and learning new characteristics about your job candidates.
Want to learn more about overcoming outdated hiring methods to meet more high-quality prospects and increase hiring velocity? Join Spark Hire and SmartRecruiters as we discuss structuring your hiring process and hiring for skills in order to identify candidates who will perform best in your organization.
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