Human Resources is the area in charge of recruiting new talents, it publishes job opportunities, receives résumés and selects the most appropriate candidate. This is why the first thing you have to do if you want to be selected for a position is to find out which are the skills and competences that the company is looking for.
Bear in mind that recruiters look for skills such as assertiveness, emotional intelligence, empathy, ability to solve problems, management skills; this is to say everything that gives the organizational culture a positive asset. This assessment includes to check that the personal values of the new employees agree with the organizational values. This is why it is important for you to know the values which lead your life and why.
Sending your Résumé is the first contact you will have with the company, reason why it is imperative for you to choose the position that best fits your profile and experience. This profile has to be determined according to the skills and competences which make you different. Once you sent you Résumé it is possible that they contact you for a job interview in order to know your profile and be sure that you are the ideal candidate for the position. In the interview you will be asked questions which will determine if you are suitable for the position, this is why it is important for you to highlight the use of skills in specific situations in your life when you answer.
In order to get ready for the interview it is imperative for the recruiter that you know yourself the best you can and that you know which skills you have for the position offered. Remember that “the difference” is what gets you hired and it is also imperative to show that you are a person who can listen and learn from others experience.
Nowadays companies not only attract talent, but are also interested in keeping their employees.