When on the hunt for a new team member, is it better to look for someone to fit the team environment or to chose the best person suited for the role? Fiona Boyd, CEO at ipSCAPE discusses the ideal candidates for an organisation.
At ipSCAPE, we consider people who possess a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn as quality candidates. Knowledge – you can learn, Skills – you can acquire, but Attitude is who you are. Therefore; hire for attitude, train for knowledge and coach for skill. At ipSCAPE, cultural fit is essential as it is not always expected that candidates will possess knowledge about our industry. We invest in our team through on-the-job training, mentoring and additional external education as required.
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