75% of recruitment professionals see skill-first hiring as a priority for the near future, according to the LinkedIn Future of Recruiting Report 2023. However, only 64% say they can accurately assess a candidate’s skills and competencies today. So how can we make a successful shift from experience-based to competency-based hiring?In this webinar, Tony de Graaf (Global Director Hiring Success at SmartRecruiters) and Charlotte Melkert (Co-founder and CEO at Equalture), share best practices and strategies for implementing competency-based hiring and look at trends and innovations that can support this shift.
This webinar covers
Definitions: What is competency-based hiring? Which competencies and skills are relevant?
Benefits: What are the benefits of competency-based hiring?
Best practices: How can you implement competency based hiring?
Trends and innovation: Which emerging technologies can facilitate the shift?
With the growing talent and skill shortage, companies are challenged to look at their candidate pool differently.
The increasing use of ChatGPT for CVs and motivation letters break the trust recruiters have in experience-based hiring. This bring about a new way of recruitment: competency-based hiring.
Competency-based hiring offers many benefits, such as improved job-person fit, enhanced candidate experience, higher retention, as well as increased diversity, through widening the talent pool.
What are competencies?
Transferable skills from project management, communication skills to problem-solving skills, or the ability to learn and develop new skills.
Where to start with competency-based hiring?
Think big, start small: Define the goal for the implementation
Close collaboration of Talent Acquisition with Human Resources and Hiring Managers
Using assessments and structured processes to accurately and objectively evaluate candidates’ competencies
A bit about
Tony de Graaf
Tony de Graaf joined SmartRecruiters in November 2019 as Hiring Success Director for EMEA. Now Global Director Hiring Success, Tony, as a Talent Leader, is responsible for our thought-leadership and Hiring Success Consulting Practice across the region, helping companies to build purpose-driven organizations with a People & Culture at heart.
Before joining SmartRecruiters, Tony worked for different e-commerce, fashion and retail companies, including McGregor, Gaastra, Wehkamp. where he held diverse senior positions in Talent Acquisition and TA leader.
A bit about
With years of experience in the field of recruitment, both by starting a recruitment agency as well as being the Co-Founder & CEO of the hiring software company Equalture and her dedication to ensuring equal opportunities in hiring is truly admirable.
Charlotte awarded several nominations and awards, among other, the top 8 most talented female entrepreneurs of The Netherlands, Forbes 30 Under 30, Top 30 Most Inclusive Leaders NL, LOEY Talent Award, Sprout 25 under 25 and Sifted’s top 14 European Gen Z Founders.