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3 reasons not to reject a candidate

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15:15 PM | 3 July 2017
by Michelle Everett
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Job seeker, Michelle Everett, lists what to look out for in job candidates so you don't miss an opportunity with a great potential employee. Don’t be too hasty to reject.

Rejecting candidates without deep consideration may result in a lost opportunity for your company. Below, you'll see listed what to look out for to help you with the fear of missing out when rivals and competitors seem to be one step ahead.

1. Transferable skills

These days there are many transferable skills that a potential candidate can bring over into the new role. Paired with unique experiences that may provide said candidate with an extra advantage and way of thinking that another candidate may not have.

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