How Companies Determine if an Applicant is a Good Fit

Employers are always looking for candidates who are a good match for the job, the department and the organization. Even if you seem ideal on paper, during an interview the employer will likely assess whether you’re a “good fit” for the company.

Even if you have terrific credentials, if it doesn’t appear that you’ll fit in with management, the other employees, or with the company culture you may not get a job offer – and the job may not be right for you.

What Makes a Candidate a Good Fit?

What makes you a good fit for an employer? There are many different dimensions impacting how well you will fit in if hired. Perhaps the most obvious aspect of fit is whether your resume lines up with the qualifications of the job.  Interviewers will want to know if you have the right interests, personality, skills, knowledge, education and experiences to excel in your target position.

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