Beyond Your Resume: 5 Things Recruiters Want to See During the Hiring Process

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Just because the unemployment rate is low, doesn’t mean companies are willing to hire just anyone. You still need to prove yourself and make the case as to why you’re the right fit for a job. So how do you do that? The interview prep experts at ResumeSpice have the answers you need. Here’s a look at five things recruiters want to see during the hiring process. 

You have the skills to do the job. 

First and foremost, it’s important to showcase that you do, in fact, have the skills that are vital for on-the-job success. To do that, make sure your resume, cover letter and interview answers communicate the abilities you have that are most relevant to the job. 

Your personality is a fit for the culture. 

Hiring managers will also want to get to know your personality and your workplace preferences, so they can determine whether you’d be a good fit for the company and its culture. They’ll likely ask you questions about your work ethic, how you like to communicate, and the management approach you best respond to.   

Your accomplishments. 

Hiring managers want more than the right skills, they want to know you’ll be a top contributor who will have a positive impact on the bottom line. The best way to demonstrate this is through sharing stories about past accomplishments. 

You’re enthusiastic. 

When it comes time to hire, companies want people who are eager and enthusiastic about the opportunity. They know, if hired, they’ll be the ones who are more motivated to succeed and go the extra mile. One way to communicate your enthusiasm is through your energy level during your interview, as well as the quality of the questions you ask. 

You’re able to explain why you’re the right fit for the role. 

At the end of the day, hiring managers want to know what you can do for them and their company. They want to understand the unique value and insight you bring to the table and how that will lend itself to the position. So be prepared to be persuasive and why you’re the right fit for the role. 

Need more help getting hired? 

The interview prep experts at ResumeSpice can offer the insight, support and guidance you need so you nail your next interview. Find out more by reaching out to our team at 832.930.7378 or by contacting us online.