As a National Recruitment Manager I get asked all the time; What do employers look for when they hire someone to fill a position in their business? This is an important question to consider whether you are on the job market or eager for a promotion. By understanding the desires of an employer, you can make sure that you fit the bill perfectly and guarantee that you are considered for the position. You might think that the desires of the employer change based on the position in question. However, this is not true and no matter what position you are applying for or industry you are working in, the desires of the employer remain the same. So, let’s look at some of the key factors that employers consider.