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How to Look Beyond the CV to Find Talent

Posted on November 2019

Female hiring manager smiles at a job application

​When advertising for a role within the technology sector, you are likely to get a flood of CVs from incredibly skilled candidates in your inbox. Though technology CVs are often impressive, filled with skills and examples of successful projects, they are simply telling you what a candidate is capable of. Hiring managers will find more value in the recruitment process if candidates have the opportunity to show what they can do, alongside showcasing what positive aspects of their personality will bring to the role.

This resource for hiring managers will help you look beyond the qualifications listed on the CV to find the best talent for your company. This includes what to look out for in a cover letter, which questions can get you a good sense of the candidate’s personality and how to work out if an applicant will make a good fit in your existing team.

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