- Companies benefit from having a diverse group of employees on each team.
- Employers want to hire loyal and sincere workers who act with integrity.
- Many employers rely on some form of personality test or psychological profiling technique during the hiring process.
- This article is for business owners, recruiters and hiring managers who are looking to build a great staff.
Exactly what kinds of people do employers tend to look for when hiring? In the 2021 Traits and Qualities Employers Look For study by Zety, recruiters identified loyalty (52%), integrity (49%) and sincerity (48%) as the three most important qualities in a job applicant. The majority (83%) of those same recruiters said that their first impression of a candidate was an important factor in their hiring decisions.