In part one of this article, we noted that bad hires are costly—not only in monetary terms but also in employee morale and possibly productivity. Today, let’s take a look at some ways to avoid bad hires.
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Hiring a new employee is as much an art as a science. There are often a clear set of skills that you can look for, but there’s also that elusive idea of “fit” and simply finding someone whose expectations are in alignment with what the organization has to offer.
In the dating world, the term “ghosting” refers to a situation in which someone you’re dating simply disappears without any communication—never to be heard from again. Like a ghost, they were there, and then gone without a trace and without explanation.
More and more organizations are hiring employees who work from remote locations instead of commuting into a central workplace. If your organization is one of them, you’re aware of the fact that onboarding for a remote employee can look a bit different than it would otherwise.
You’ve searched everywhere and you finally have the perfect candidate. They have even accepted your job offer. All you have left to do is onboard that candidate.
Employee retention is a top priority for HR leaders. It’s often difficult enough to find the talent that businesses need in the first place, so it’s crucial that once new hires start in the business they become productive and settled quickly. Yet research regularly shows that up to 1 in 4 of new hires leave […]
When positions are tough to fill, it can be tempting to just hire any candidate simply to have someone doing the job. But we all know that hiring the wrong person can end up being more costly in the long run—especially if the new hire causes any problems.
Keeping today’s job candidates interested in your hiring process is more challenging than ever. With so many career possibilities, job seekers are keeping their options open and want to be positive a company and its culture are the right fit before they commit.
The job market changes every day, especially when you consider how low unemployment levels are. If you are like most companies, you probably need talent, and you need them yesterday. Today we’ll look at how you can speed up the overall process.
Welcome aboard! That’s the heartfelt greeting that you’ll receive from the captain when you board his/her ship or boat. Think back to a time when you were starting a new job. Did you receive that same heartfelt greeting? We’ve all been there—excited about what is to come but apprehensive not knowing much at all about […]