“As an early-stage technology startup in aged care, communicating our purpose to potential candidates is essential,” says Jennifer Cain Berkmus, CEO of VivaValet. “We rigorously vet qualifications and experience for our roles, however if a candidate does not have shared values of respect, respect and a desire to support older adults to live independently at home, we will not submit their application.”
Berkmos’ notes speak to the growing interest – among employers and candidates – in values-based hiring. And Linked if you noticed.
“We’ve seen that when company values don’t align with them [candidates’] said Rohan Rajeev, Director of Product Management at LinkedIn. “Values really do matter, and they are getting more and more important.”
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