What defines smartness in a candidate for a job?Do you think you're smart? - This was the caption in a job advertisement that I came across today. It was printed in large font in capital letters and immediately catches the eye. Some years ago, we had a discussion on smartness. At that time, the discussion was a general one, where we spoke on what is the basis for considering an individual to be smart.
In this thread, let us look at it from the viewpoint of recruitment. Even one of the examples given on how to write a summary for a job post at ISC, mentions XYZ Co. is 'hiring smart people'. So what exactly are employers looking for, when they state that they are recruiting smart candidates for a position?