Although every company will have a set of values unique to their company culture and fit, there are some key factors that can play an important role in the suitability of a candidate during the hiring process
They have a valid reason to change job
Can they discuss (with honesty) why they want to change jobs
Reasons can include: redundancy, location, personality conflicts, hiring mismatch, change of responsibilities
They are Reference checkable
Can they provide you with two people who can validate their CV - not peers or friends?
They have Realistic salary expectations
Total remuneration (Shift allowance, Paid OT, Medicare, Educational Assist, Car Allowance, mobile phone, parking, membership of Gym, Training…)
They have Relevant work experience with a record of contribution and success
Is their CV a job description or a list of achievements and results?
Can they discuss what they have to offer a company?
Can they discuss what they are good at?
They have a Location preference that matches the job
Idealy a candiate will be living (or willing to re-locate) within 40 minutes to an hours drive of the work site