Recently, Express Employment Professionals, North America’s largest franchised staffing firm, released findings that reveal which traits are most important when hiring a candidate for a job.
The findings come from the 2014 edition of the “America Employed/Canada Employed” survey of 137 Express franchises. Respondents were asked to rate various traits on a scale of one to five based on how important they are when evaluating applicants.
“Attitude” and “work ethic/integrity” topped the lists in both the U.S. and Canada, followed closely by other traits, including “credible work history, “culture fit,” “job experience,” and “references.” “Education” received the lowest average rating in both countries. Read More→