The hiring process always has been one of the most important and tedious aspect of an organization and it’s success. While the demand is high you also don’t want to hire just any person who is fit for the job on paper. But how to know if you are hiring the better talents than your competition? Well while only time can provide you with that answer, here we are talking about five tips for you to hire better talents for your organization.
1. Be specific
The hiring process starts right from when you sit and draft the job description for the position you want to hire. So make sure that you describe the position as neatly as you can. A vague job description will attract a lot of unwanted candidature for the position. Equally a neat and to the point job description can attract better suitors and can save you a lot of time during the interview process.
2. Selection of candidates
The process of selection of the candidates though has many aspects to it, ultimately, apart from the necessary skills, it comes down to one thing, the very individual you are going to hire for the job should have equal passion and commitment to work for your organization. A career oriented focused individual will always have a higher efficiency and success rate than a guy who happens to be there because there was a shortage of manpower.
3. Practical experience
Experience is the best skill you can have in a person. Apart from improving efficiency and problem solving skills, experience also improves your emotional quotient and stress handling skills. Look into the candidates all possible experiences not just the work experience to know him better. Ask him about his different life experiences and their perspective on those. This will really help you to connect with individual and you will be able to assess better.
4. Personality traits
Skills are acquired but personality is not. So sometimes even the most skilled candidate might not be a good fit for the job if he lacks the required personality traits. Look for specific personality traits in candidates needed for the job role. Get to know the strengths that is required to do the job and test your candidates on this traits.
5. The right fit
Your candidate should be good fit in your organization’s structure, culture and ethics. Today’s work culture is more diverse and open, so our jobs require us to work with others and be a part of the team and to effectively communicate with the circle. So look for people with better communication and social skills. These factors also depends entirely on the work culture and work environment of the organization. In general, you don’t want anyone to destroy the positivity in your workplace, so don’t hire persons with previous history of workplace dispute.