What companies value in a job interview?

Unfortunately finding a job nowadays has become an almost Herculean task. In economies with more than six million unemployed it is logical that there are thousands of candidates applying to any job offer that is made public. With so much competition, companies put the focus on certain basic skills that happen to be the most valued candidates for a job. Here are the main criteria.

The enthusiasm and the desire to work. They are essential for employment and easily perceptible by the interviewers. It is not falling into servility, but to show a good attitude towards work you aspire to achieve. The ability to adapt to the philosophy of the company. Many candidates come vitiated from previous work and hardly fit the philosophy of a new company. Since no two businesses are alike, it’s critical to restart our way of working and adapt to the new environment.

Job Candidate Choice

Job Candidate Choice

Empathy. It is a feeling of emotional involvement of a person in reality affecting another. Since teamwork is essential in any business, empathy becomes one of the essential skills that companies look for in their candidates. The learning capacity. Continuously developing our ability to learn is one of the most complex challenges that we face if we want to get or keep a job. The world is moving too fast and we have to do it at the same speed.

Job Candidate

Job Candidate

Especially for positions although more and more often for other more humble usually assessed initiative decision making leadership and negotiation skills. Nobody said you convince the interviewer you are the best choice for the enterprise would be easy. However, going to the job interview with the homework done and knowing what skills are often the most in demand by companies can help. Best of luck!

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