What Do Employers Look For When Evaluating Candidates? [Infographic]

When an employer receives your application, and they evaluate you as a job seeker, what do they really look for? The school you went to? Your GPA? Perhaps it is volunteer experience or soft skills?

When going through the interview process, what makes the biggest difference? If the interview didn’t go so well, should you count on your cover letter and thank you note to help make up ground?

As shown in this infographic from Addison Group, employers clearly care about relevant work experience and skills… no surprise there. But did you know they also care a great deal about the reputation of previous employers? And that 90% of them notice when a resume isn’t specifically tailored to their position?

To learn more about what employers really care about when evaluating candidates, read on!

 

What Do Employers Really Care About

 

 

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