Recruiters find it difficult to identify the skilled employees who have all the technical or job-related skills listed in the job description. It is essential for candidates to evaluate their soft skills as well as their technical skills. May surveys have been found that there was a skill gap for many technical and non technical positions and employers close with candidates who are a bad fit for the vacant position. Most of the time hiring managers rejects the candidates because of having surplus skills. Sometimes it is beyond recruiters control and they are not paying attention to the job description as it was not suitable to their role.
Mobile app developers are in huge demand and there was a great demand for senior level executives who can head a large mobile application development effort. Recruiters find it difficult to source the candidates from senior level with the required years of experience along with mobile development skills. It is mentioned that finding the candidates with niche skills and two decades of experience is hard enough. If the candidate gets rejected then recruiters wonder why they rejected a candidate who is such a perfect fit.
A candidate should have decision making skills and risk taking capability for mobile application development which is more important.
The candidate should be comfortable with senior management interface and display commercial.
Companies are looking for the candidates with hyper-competitive and candidates who display competencies beyond technical skills.
It is also must to have such skills where a team lead needs to have people skills or a network engineer or a database administrator able to handle stress.
Recruiters look for the soft skills when hiring for mid or senior management positions. Should have strong leadership skills, able to inspire others with a clear vision. The ability to give negative feedback to the team members if situation demands.