You Are Not A Robot: Engaging Your Personality in the Job Search
When applying for a job, you don’t just want to explain your experience, but highlight your ethos. In a recent article in Fast Company, Stephanie Vozza explains, “Skills and experience are important factors when it comes to being hired for a job. You might be surprised to learn, however, that personality ranks third among hiring managers’ considerations.” That’s because companies are increasingly aware of cultural fit. “If a new hire’s personality doesn’t mesh with those of their manager or coworkers, there could be long-term complications,” she notes.