Soft skills are a combination of skills and traits that people possess which allows them to interact or work well with others. It’s a pretty ambiguous term; everyone has a different interpretation on what these skills are and which ones they want to see in a candidate. Are soft skills important in every role?
Reading resume after resume can be a mind-numbing process. Many recruiters naturally begin to reject any CVs with minor issues just to thin out the herd. They believe this elimination technique will leave them with only the highest quality resumes; but that’s not necessarily true.
Emotional intelligence is all about our capability to recognize and understand the emotions of ourselves and others, as well as using this information to manage our behaviors and adapt to different environments. By sharpening our emotional intelligence skills, we can vastly improve the client and candidate experience throughout the recruiting process.
In order to successfully engage with hiring managers, HR and candidates, recruiters need a plan. But juggling all these aspects of the job is not always easy. If you're looking for a cheat sheet for the recruiting process, we've got you covered. Our latest article breaks down six steps for crafting a solid recruiting plan.