There are some essential skills, traits and qualities that recruiters must possess in order to be successful in their role. Apart from some inherent traits that are desirable of a recruiter like communication skills, ability to work hard, team player there are some must have skills that are desirable to be able to acquire the best talent:

Qualified and Experienced: The recruiter should possess adequate experience, education and training to be able to handle the entire process of recruitment independently. The recruiter should be competent enough to administer screening tests and psychological profiling if the position demands.     

Strong Sales Skills: All said and done most duktiga rekryterare have to be good sales people. After all they need to sell their clients to talented, highly qualified prospective candidates. They have to be articulate in their approach towards candidates and effectively match candidate’s skills with the job openings for successful hiring for their clients. They have to convince prospective candidates about the challenges that are available with the company.     

Ability to build and nurture relationships:  In today’s competitive business environment it is a good idea to build and nurture long lasting relationships with both clients and candidates. Duktiga rekryterare are found to possess an uncanny ability to cultivate a relationship with potential candidates by knowing about their hobbies, interests and future plans. Social media and internet has facilitated personal interactions and recruiters should make use of these mediums effectively to cultivate relationships. This can make the recruiter and the employer stand out as an employer of choice.      

Ability to see the big picture: Recruitment is not just about finding the best candidates but also about keeping an eye for future tools, technology, best practices to hire and retain the best talent. It is also about staying abreast of the latest developments in the rekrytering i Stockholm practices that can give the company a competitive advantage over its peers. 

Strong follow up skill/persuasive skills: It pays to have good follow up skills and being proactive in updating a hiring manager, a candidate, a co-worker about the status of the job position. This can save duplication of tasks and a lot of time and effort for the hiring manager and increase the efficiency of the recruitment function.     

Listening skills: Recruiters need to essentially possess listening skills. Most recruiters should be able to simplify their tasks and create better job descriptions just by intently listening to the candidate/client. They are a link between the client and candidates and can better serve and help with recruiting good staff.

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