Whether you’re choosing NBA all-star teams or compassionate, skilled healthcare workers, it helps to narrow down your favorites. And when it comes to hiring, it’s essential to hone in on the right competencies your team needs to succeed.

When you’re prepared to interview candidates with a focused list of competencies, you can better vet the interviewee. Of course, your needs for each position vary, so understanding which competencies correlate to each position will help you organize your interview process and help you find the MVPs in your talent pool.

Narrowing down your core competencies doesn’t have to be a drag. You can bring the fun of March Madness to your hiring process with our Hiring Madness Competencies Bracket. Follow the directions below and either print this page or download the editable PDF so you can start prioritizing your hiring needs.


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About Diana Bishop

Diana Bishop is the Content Marketing Manager at HealthcareSource. In her role, she develops and optimizes content for healthcare talent management professionals. She has been writing and developing marketing strategies for the B2B tech space for much of her career. Before getting into content, she attended Keene State College in New Hampshire where she studied English literature and creative writing. Besides writing, Diana loves art and graphic design and tries to make time for these hobbies in her free time.