Obviously, every company culture is different and sometimes what hiring managers think and say they want is exactly the opposite of what they really mean by fit. Do you find this to be the case in your recruiting experience? If so, what's the main cause of this discrepancy?
In job opportunity listings, we often see terms such as:
The traits above could apply to a wide array of professionals, but they are commonly attributed to characteristics of self-employed, freelancers and entrepreneur types. Ironically, the article here suggests that those classified as such are routinely shunned as suitable job candidates in corporate environments. http://qz.com/97962/entrepreneurs-need-not-apply-companies-shun-the...
Are “independent” workers unfairly stereotyped as non-conformist, boat-rocking, disruptive, rule-breaking rebels? Or, are the labels above viewed positively and sought after when seeking new talent? Have the economic events of the past several years influenced opinions one way or the other?