Finding the right person for a position is, at best, a very difficult job. Statistics show it is basically a 50/50 proposition when it comes to hiring the best candidate.
It doesn’t have to always be that way. Yes it is critical to find the best possible person, and yes it takes time and effort, but with a few tools, a little experience, and sticking to your process you can find the right person almost every time.
The quick and easy answer is….money. The cost of turnover is a debated number, but with great assurance, we can say it is high. Unfortunately it is more than money that is impacted when you make a incorrect decision about hiring someone. Other areas impacted include:
This is the first key to making sure you are hiring properly. Creating and sticking to a consistent process allows you to remove all of the emotion out of the process. You can find the right person with the right skill set to perform the duties of the job you hired them for. The key word here is PERFORMANCE!!!
We all like to hire people who are like us. Unfortunately we probably don’t need someone like us, we need someone with skills to perform a different job than ours. Time to take the emotion out of the process.
Hiring the right person the first time allows you to get on with growing your company.
We can help you create your process and teach it all of your managers. Call us for additional information on how we can help you stop the turnover issue.