Responding to the question of what a candidate needs to do to appeal to a company with sustainable values, Shannon suggests mapping your language and values to the organisation’s, through “creating a story around your values, skills and character traits” in your application.
With reference to training, skills and mindset, Shannon explains that sustainability-focused companies see “the future” as their people, and mutual investment is crucial to attract and retain top talent. Applicants therefore need to portray themselves as having the potential to be managed and developed. She expands this by underlining policy and legislation understanding, commercial understanding and strategic thinking as important skills to build.
Read the full article on Guardian Sustainable Business.