In The News: Hire based on potential


Given the increase of demand for highly skilled talent in the Philippines, hiring for potential is gaining traction as an effective strategy in talent growth. In our newly released guidebook, Grow your talent, hire based on potential, companies who hire for potential saw a 94% success rate for quality hires. However, close to 42% of hiring managers in the region remained hesitant to change their recruitment strategies as they prefer to recruit based solely on experience.

“In a world where algorithms can help now to identify and screen basic key words in a CV, it has become increasingly important for hiring managers to base their hiring decisions on future skills. In the banking and financial services sector, for instance, the way customers are thinking about saving and investing their money may not necessarily fit with the traditional banking outfit anymore and we need to adapt the way we attract talent accordingly,” said Priya Gupta, manager of the banking and financial services team at Robert Walters Philippines.

Priya also shared her insights on ANC’s Early Edition and you can watch the full interview here.

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