What skills do recruiters look for?
The top ten skills graduate recruiters wantCommercial awareness (or business acumen) This is about knowing how a business or industry works and what makes a company tick. Communication. Teamwork. Negotiation and persuasion. Problem solving. Leadership. Organisation. Perseverance and motivation.
What are HR recruiters looking for?
About 95% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source candidates and top talent. According to the Recruiter Study, the top two ways recruiters look for quality candidates is by using keywords and matching skills. This is not the time to have a bare-boned LinkedIn profile.
What you should never tell a recruiter?
7 Things You Should Never Tell a Recruiter“I’m pretty desperate.” “It’ll do, I suppose.” “I hated my last boss/ colleagues.” “Did you not even bother to read my CV?” “I’m hoping to go travelling at some point.” “I just want more money.” “I’d probably accept a counter-offer.”
What does it mean if a recruiter reaches out to you?
The recruiter is trying to line up candidates for their company or client and usually have a timeline they’re working with. And don’t waste their time by skirting around the truth regarding your interest in the role. The recruiter reached out, but you still must show your excitement for the opportunity.