Not Just Any Job Seeker: How to Attract the Career Conscious

There’s a new kind of job seeker — a career-conscious job seeker who’s not just looking for the hottest new job, but an inspiring career path. And that’s the kind of employee you want to hire.

“Companies look for career-conscious employees because, frankly, self-motivated people make the best team members,” explains Ellen Mullarkey, vice president of business development for Messina Group. “They show up on time, and tend to perform far higher than expected.” Adding to their wide appeal, “these are the people who go home and read books about their industry not only because they want to succeed in their field, but because they truly love it,” Mullarkey says.

Hiring career-conscious job seekers affects your business’ bottom line, too: “From a financial standpoint, career-conscious employees are less of a risk than the people who are just…

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