Ideal Employee

Defining the Ideal Employee

Defining the Ideal Employee

In the last instalment, we discussed some of the problems facing recruiters in the current economic climate and, on a high level, suggested some ways we can address this. Today, we’ll look in-depth at the first stage of recruitment – defining the ideal employee. It’s impossible to complete any task successfully if you don’t clearly know what you need to achieve. In sales we set goals, in projects we gather requirements, and in recruitment we define the employee we’re looking for. This vital step in the recruitment process helps us to know what we’re aiming for, guides our CV screening and interview techniques, and allows us to set boundaries to our recruitment beyond which we will not stray. These boundaries could be desired hard or soft skills, calibre of employee, or any other metric whi... »