the ideal candidate for a job you are seeking?
Unless you're hard wired into the job ... NO.
Does the company know what factors will be used
to select the ideal candidate? Not always.
28 Surprising Things That Affect Whether You Get Hired
| BusinessInsider.com, Jacquelyn Smith & Shana Lebowitz 04/13/2016
Hiring managers typically use your résumé to determine whether you're qualified for the job,
and the interview to decide if you're the perfect fit. Knowing that, most people take the process
very seriously. They arrive to the interview on time, dress impeccably, and answer each question
intelligently. But as it turns out, there's more to it than just showing up and doing your best —
there are dozens of small details that overtly or subconsciously affect the way you're perceived.
Key Factors to Consider Before Making the Job Offer
| TheBalance.com, Susan M Heathfield 08/05/2016
When you consider making a job offer, it’s tempting to offer the job to the candidate who is
most like you. The candidate feels as comfortable as a well-worn shoe. You won’t get many
surprises once you make the job offer, and your gut is comfortable that your favorite candidate
can do the job.
The Most Overlooked Hiring Factor | Inc., Jeff Haden
Maybe it's qualifications. Or experience. Or hard skills. Or soft skills. Or work ethic, or
leadership ability, or cultural fit. Or maybe it's a combination... but depending on the job, when
you're selecting the right person to hire or promote, one attribute is more important than the others.