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4 Qualities Recruiters Look For In a
The job market nowadays is very competitive. There are several candidates vying for the same
job profile with similar qualifications and work experience. To remain competitive and be one
of those candidates sought after by most Dallas employment services, here are a few skills that
will give you an edge over others. These skills are not specific to a job profile and are desired by
every recruiter. Read this blog post to know which of the four skills can help you remain onestep ahead of your competitors in the job market. Read on.
1. Excellent Communication
Excellent communication skill is a prerequisite of any job profile as when working in an
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Recruiters judge candidates on both written and verbal communication skills as their profile
may require them to communicate through e-mails to their seniors or clients. The resume and
cover letter of the candidates, therefore, must be well segmented, presentable, concise, and
error free. During the interview, the candidates must answer questions in clear and logical
2. Technical Proficiency
Technical proficiency is a mandate to find a job in the market as most of the work is done on
computers. In addition to qualifications and soft skills, technical proficiency can also increase
your chances of employability, significantly. Irrespective of your job profile, candidates must
have the basic information of at least some computer applications such as MS Office.
Employees should also have the knowledge of using internet and sending and receiving emails.
3. Interpersonal Skills
Working in a team requires you to be in sync with your teammates and other people from
different departments. Candidates especially applying for a management position need to
coordinate with various departments within the project. Irrespective of your job profile,
recruiters also for candidates that are a good team player. The prospective employees must be
comfortable to work in a group as this ensures productivity and positive working environment.
4. Effective Presentation
Effective presentation of information is yet another key skill that recruiters look for in their
prospective employees. In almost every sector, it is important for employees to have effective
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you ideas, thought, or any information, clearly and effectively. As you move up the ladder in an
organization, this skill e o es a a date as at so e poi t ou’ll e e ui ed to p ese t ou
ideas or work to your college, seniors and clients through presentations. Presentation not only
includes PowerPoint presentations but also notes, spreadsheets, reports, business plans, and
These are some of the basic skills that every recruiter looks for in a candidate. Irrespective of
your job profile or your position in an organization, these skills are universal and help you do
your job efficiently. These skills are practical and transferable, which also determines their
ability to easily adapt in any working environment. Some of the other skills that most
permanent and temporary agencies look for include problem solving skills, organizational skills,
and creative skills.