It’s the question every job searcher asks: just what are companies looking for in the perfect applicant?
Well, Cardiff-based employer Optimum Credit – who have recently a posted a number of new positions on buzzwales – have come up with some answers. The company’s head of HR, Helen Hartshorn, recently sat down with Wales Online to talk them through the 5 key qualities companies seek out in potential new staff members.
Several of these focus on attitude, or skills areas that you can build up. It’s a very useful insight into how companies hire new staff, and may provide a great boost to your job search, allowing you to focus on key areas in which to demonstrate your proficiency.
Optimum Credit is a specialist provider of second charge mortgages for homeowners, and has over 60 employees working at its recently established Cardiff offices.