What Are The Best Characteristics Of A SuperTemp?

What Are The Best Characteristics Of A SuperTemp?

As a recruiter you must find the best candidates to fit job roles, much like a superhero must adapt their abilities to save the world from destruction… so to speak.

In most job interviews the interviewer/ recruiter will ask a fundamental question: What are your strengths and weaknesses. You could flip this question to gage the same response by asking something such as: If you were a superhero, what superpower would you have and why? Using creative questions will put the candidate on the spot and you can determine much quicker who is right for the role.

Use our guidance to find the best characteristics in candidates and you are guaranteed to pick the right temp for the job…


Adapting to a new role is essential for any new starter, especially those who may have never been a temp before. Temp works need to adapt to different time shifts and days which can be tricky for those used to a 9 to 5 job. Being able to shift focus in different working environments at different times of the day is an essential characteristic of a super temp.

Time Manipulation

Temp workers need to be at their shifts ontime. Obviously we can’t teleport yet but workers shifts can start at different times of the day on any day of the week. So being organised and time dependent is crucial for temp workers to be successful which is something that you need to reflect while choosing the right candidate for the role.

The Mind Reader

The right candidate always needs to be prepared. If they answer questions smartly and show they have prepared for the interview you can almost guarantee that they will turn up to work on time and will be more capable to do the work. This characteristic can work both ways because you as the recruiter almost need to read the candidates mind to make sure they’re the right fit for the role. If you could actually read their mind that would make placing candidates a lot faster!

But what about the super characteristics recruiters need to survive?

As a recruiter you need to acquire superhero abilities to ensure you find the best candidates. Check your abilities to our requirements below to see how you can improve your overall candidate experience…

The Smooth talker

The gift of the gab is something any successful recruiter needs to have. Being able to talk and gage with candidates to see if they are the right fit as well as speaking with companies they will be working for is the key to making the right match.

The All-Seeing

You need to be insightful in your research. Being able to spot the right candidates from the start will help you save a lot of time when it comes to placing candidates and this is a trait that usually comes naturally to great recruiters.

Keeping your recruitment skills up to date will help place candidates more efficiently. You don’t need to be able to fly or walk through walls to be a superhero, exploring new ways to improve your recruiting processes will make you a hero when you start placing quality candidates quicker.

Super Speed

Being able to place candidates quicker is a key characteristic recruiters need in the temp industry. The more right fit candidates you can place, the better it will be for your agency. Here at Mobile Rocket we offer a complete candidate management system so you can place candidates remotely from any device, anywhere at any time. Book for free demo today to unlock more recruitment superpowers.

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