Are Your Hiring Efforts Yielding the Results You Want?

If you participate in the hiring process for your company, you know sometimes a candidate seems to have what your company needs and after hiring them, they fit right in. In this scenario, the hiring process worked and was successful.

Then, there are instances when the candidate seems to have what your company needs but after hiring them, they are not a good match. How do you reduce instances like this?

A good way to incorporate cultural fit into your interview process is to define your parameters and expectations for cultural fit, and then put them into the context of the business impact you want the person to achieve.

By focusing on the results you want, and asking questions that get at how the person achieved these results in their previous role, you will gain insight into how a new hire might adapt to your company culture.” How to prevent another hiring mistake by Bob Corlett, Jacksonville Business Journal.

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