What do employers look for in candidates applying for entry- level positions?
Here are some of the major things a recruiter looks for:Academic Excellence/ Prior Work Experience
- Employers look out for a degree in healthcare management from a well recognized and accredited institution.
- They look out for candidates who show eagerness towards continual personal development and an increased desire to learn on the job.
- Employers evaluate your previous designations, internships and affiliations with healthcare organizations and other business settings.
Skills for Efficient Communication
- The candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
- He/she must be able to develop and present reports, track the progress of a given task and propose ideas and innovative suggestions that could take the organization forward.
Adaptability/ organizational integrity
- Employers seek out individuals whose personal and professional goals are in sync with those of the organization.
- A candidate should have to ability to work across all levels, i.e. with his/her peers, superiors, subordinates, external vendors, clients and service providers.
- A candidate must possess an appealing attitude and present themselves with confidence, competence and maturity.
- Employers seek out individuals with leadership qualities. A person must inspire leadership that builds healthy work relations and takes responsibility for them.
- Conduct his/her day-to-day activities in an honest and ethical manner.
- Willing to devote their time for the success of the organization.
- Maturity to take bold decisions and owning responsibility for their actions.
- Ability to train juniors, delegate work, evaluates performance, coordinate activities across domains, etc.