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How to Look Beyond the Resume to Find the Right Talent

Posted: November 2019 Colin Higgins

GettApp’s 2017 Recruitment Strategies report discovered that the biggest challenge for hiring managers is a shortage of skilled candidates. If you are advertising for jobs which require wide-reaching technical skill sets, an advanced degree or a significant amount of experience, you may end up with an empty inbox.  

A better approach for recruiters is to look beyond the contents of a CV to locate talent which may not tick all of the boxes, but brings enthusiasm, passion and raw talent to a role. These candidates have significant long-term value. This guide will help you find those candidates through the recruitment process using a variety of recruitment methods.