A crucial element of building a successful firm has been and always will be finding great people to drive development and growth. But with the post-pandemic increase in remote work, this has gotten significantly more difficult. Hiring managers are suddenly getting less face time with job applicants, which means less time to get to know them and their character.
What’s more, companies are only beginning to understand which skills and qualities are most likely to ensure remote success. So, what should you look for?
Of course, the best candidates will be able to communicate efficiently and effectively. They will have a strong base knowledge of, and facility with, technology, as well as an ability to solve problems on their own, on the fly. They’ll also be enthusiastic and curious, disciplined, self-motivated, and maybe just a little outside the box. But how to find them?