What the MI6 Looks for in New Recruits (Hint: James Bond Need Not Apply)

by Evil HR Lady on November 2, 2015

MI6 is the British secret intelligence made famous by their “employee” James Bond. There’s pretty much nothing Bond can’t do, with a martini in one hand and a beautiful woman on his arm, except for actually work at MI6. They’d never hire him-not in a million years. Why? He lacks the emotional intelligence.

Bond, who works alone (unless you count the decidedly non-spy women), has thewrong personality for intelligence work. He’s an independent type and the intelligence field is highly team based. MI6 Agents “Kristy” and “Kamal” spoke withThe Telegraph about what MI6 really looks for in Agents.

The most important skill, it seems is the ability to build relationships. (Not those kind of relationships.) That requires people skills that Bond seems to lack. What people do they build relationships with? Well, the real spies.

To keep reading, click here: What the MI6 Looks for in New Recruits (Hint: James Bond Need Not Apply)

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