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Hiring the right employees can make or break your business. Focus on getting to know the capabilities, knowledge, skills, confidence, attitude, and potential of the candidate.
Here are some tips that you can use to hire the right employee for your business:
Look for Someone With a Commitment
A person committed to your business is the candidate you want to hire.
You don’t want to hire an employee who switches jobs frequently for a higher salary. If your candidate is not loyal to any business in the past, hiring this person could be a problem for your business.
That person will leave sooner or later!
Do you want to find the perfect fit for your business? Good, but what are you looking for? Are you looking for Someone who can handle specific tasks herself?
Maybe you want someone with no experience to be able to train her the way you want. Establish the criteria for your ideal candidate before starting your selection for interviews.
Make your interview experiential
- During the interview, test your candidate on certain things that will appear on the job.
- Ask them directly how they would work through different scenarios. You will find patterns of behavior that can help you decide whether this person would be the perfect fit or not.
- Ask your candidates to talk about their biggest mistake and what they learned… this will allow you to know how they react to challenges.
When posting for recruitment, ensure that all the job requirements, such as responsibilities, required education, experience, knowledge, and skills, are mentioned.
It will help you in evaluating candidates and attracting applicants that fulfill all of your responsibilities and requirements.
Remember, you can’t ask personal questions during the interview, but you can look at their social presence!
You’ll be surprised what you can find out about a candidate by researching Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, or Twitter. And you can also recruit through social media platforms!
What about your hiring strategy? Comment below; I’d love to know how you do it!