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Forbes HR Council: Essential skills that remote workers must possess

July 20, 2020

July 2020

“Time management is an essential skill that remote workers must possess as it’s all too easy to lose track of time without colleagues or managers nearby to remind employees to meet deadlines,” according to Kim Pope, chief operating officer at WilsonHCG, 

Kim, who leads the global delivery team to develop solutions to help our clients create proactive talent acquisition strategies that fuel growth and innovation, made the comments when speaking to journalists with the Forbes HR Council. Their conversation centered around what skills candidates needed to demonstrate for remote roles due to the new normal.

Kim, who has more than 15 years of experience in talent acquisition and recruitment process outsourcing, said remote employees need to be able to work independently, so they can finish tasks not just in time, but also to a high standard. This skill, according to Kim, is one that is a definite requirement for remote positions. 

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About WilsonHCG

WilsonHCG is an award-winning, global leader in total talent solutions. Operating as a strategic partner, it helps some of the world’s most admired brands build comprehensive talent functions. With a global presence spanning more than 65 countries and six continents, WilsonHCG provides a full suite of configurable talent services including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), executive search, contingent talent solutions and talent consulting. TALENT.™ It’s more than a solution, it’s who we are.