Posted on September 27, 2018
Hiring the right person for your open position is much easier said than done. Sure, background checks and interviews are helpful, but they don’t reveal the full picture. Working with a staffing firm such as Symphony Placements will make the hiring process easier, but you should still keep in mind these smart hiring tips.
Don’t Be Afraid to Wait
So many companies need new hires right away, especially growing companies. While filling your positions quickly will help in the short-term, it can lead to disastrous results in the future. Hiring a new employee can cost thousands, and you have to pay it every time you bring someone new to the team. If you don’t make a smart hiring decision the first time, you risk wasting a lot of money. Don’t be afraid to wait and find the perfect candidate who fits your needs and company culture.
Hire For Personality
While some roles absolutely require specific experience, many positions actually benefit more from a candidate with the right personality. Hire candidates based on their personality and their attitudes, and focus less on their skill sets. The right candidate will get along easily with everyone, and the enthusiasm will be contagious. The trade-off for doing a little extra training is that everyone in your workplace will feel invigorated and happy to come to work. And that’s worth it. Symphony Placements can help you find just the right person for your company culture. Contact us to find out why we’re one of the best temporary staffing agencies in Baltimore.
Set the Bar Early
Far too many companies onboard a new employee without setting any clear expectations. The truth is that your new employee should know what to expect from the very first interview. If you wait too long, it might be too late. Setting your goals from the beginning will make your employee much more likely to achieve them.
Whether you’re looking for medical staffing solutions, call center temps, or something else, contact Symphony Placements today.