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How To Get The Right Employees First Time Around

  • December 26, 2019

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Get The Right Employees First Time Around

When it comes to running a business, if you are going to be hiring a team, it can sometimes be the most challenging thing you will undertake. Having a strong team can be the one thing that your business needs not only to thrive but also to survive. 

In this post, we are going to be looking at a few things you should be looking at during the recruitment process. Hopefully, by the time you have finished this post, you will feel confident when it comes to hiring.

Why It’s Important To Be Surrounded By The Right People

In the world of business, it’s crucial to have people around you that share the same ideals as you and that will be able to carry out your requests without a second thought. 

In essence, your employees are going to be the beating heart of your business, without them, you would stretch yourself thin and eventually burn out, and getting the wrong employees can be just as disastrous.

If you truly want to grow and succeed in business, you are going to need a team that's got your back.

Related: 3 Things To Remember When Hiring For the First Time

Get Your Job Advert Right

While this may seem like one of the most standard things we can say, you would probably be surprised to know that plenty of job adverts that go live are filled with holes and will often attract the wrong candidates.

When creating a job advert, you should take the time not only to spell check and lay it out correctly; you should also be going into as much detail as possible in regards to duties and requirements.

When you go into deep detail with the advert, this allows you to whittle out the time-wasters, and it will allow you to attract only the people you feel would be best suited to the role.

Ask The Right Interview Questions

When it comes to the interview stage, you should be mindful of approaching it in two ways. Firstly, you should approach the employee with the standard interview questions, this not only put the candidate at ease, but it will also lure them into a false sense of security.

The second thing you should do is throw in some surprise questions. Not only should these questions catch them off guard, but they should also help determine their personality type.

Do The Right Checks

The final thing you should be ensuring that you do is that you must do your homework on your possible employee. 

It would be best if you obviously got a few references, but it’s also a great idea to approach some background check companies and make a background check a standard part of your employment process.


So there you have it, three things you should take on board that will make sure that you are getting not only the employee you want but also getting the one that you need.