Each organisation have their own policies about talent acquisition and have set of criteria for selection. Sometimes organisation strictly adheres to it and there is almost no scope of flexibility. In order to recruit perfect and bright candidate, the candidate with least attractive profile or not fitting in the criteria of the company are not even got short listed, though they have good experience and knowledge.
Why does recruiters always seeks perfect candidate with good academic and professional track records? Does selecting perfect candidate really benefits to the organisation? What about the individuals despite having experience and knowledge missed the opportunity just because not fitting into the organisation’s criteria of “Perfect Candidate”? What about the candidate who have not much attractive academic and professional track record or may have 1 or 2 years of employment gap? What if a person who has not grown as fast as his fellow classmates or colleagues professionally?