Recently, acquiring talent has shifted focus from the right job fit to the right skill fit. What are the requirements of skill-based hiring and how are organisations adapting to this changing requirement?
NK Since the Covid-19 pandemic when employees quit their jobs in bulk, the labor market has been candidate-led. Employees are looking to move to jobs that allow them more flexibility and opportunities for advancement. Employers must be savvier than ever to secure valuable global talent.
Faced with larger candidate pools and growing pressure to make the right hire, companies are turning to skills-based hiring. They are recognizing that resumes are limited, that they’re prone to exaggerations, and can increase bias in decision-making.
Skills-based hiring practices allow to create a fairer, more precise hiring process and to find better fits for required roles.
It might seem obvious that everyone involved in the recruiting and hiring process would take skills into account when selecting a new employee. Hirers in all...