How to hire good people

As a founder, growing a company on your own can be a demanding .This therefore calls for the effort of skilled people to help you carry out some of the necessary business operations. Virtually all flourished businesses have had great employees on the steer wheel.


Well, after showing the need for employees, here is the question-how to hire good people to are not only skilled but also “good.”In today’s economy, finding the best people to work as your employees is more important than ever before. No business manager can stand to lose time, money as well as results from a poor hiring choice! There are way dire consequences that go along hiring the right person for the wrong job.

The costs of finding, interrogating, conversing, engaging as well as training only to end up with bad employee are insurmountable. Most managers see their employees as investments and therefore expect excellent if not good ROI.

Here are “7 C’s” to help you hire good people
1. Competent: this is one of the most crucial factors that you have to consider when hiring. What are the potential employee’s skills, experiences as well as education that are relevant in this case?
2. Capability: Will the potential employee complete assigned tasks as well as new ones that will require him to use creativity and effort to work out? Being capable in this case means the employee has the potential, willingness and capability and responsibility required to help your company meet its objectives.
3. Compatible: Can this employee comfortably go along with other employees and colleagues? More importantly, can he fit perfectly with the current team that he is expected to join?
4. Commitment: Is the potential employee particular with working with you’re for long-term or is just a passerby? Always target for something way better. The candidate’s job history is a clear indication of the level of commitment he provides.
5. Character: Does the potential employee have a character that you want portrayed in all your employees? Does he keep promises or even tell the truth? Is he selfish or a team player?
6. Culture: Each and every business out there has its own culture or simply a way in which people interact or behave to one another. Culture is always based on specific values, procedures, policies and expectations that all influence the attitude of an employee as well as the leader. Employees who don’t fit to a particular system tend to be difficult and disruptive.
7. Compensation: You are the employer so make sure that you agree with the potential candidate on the favorable market-based compensation. Make sure that he/she is fine with what he/she has been offered. If he/she is not satisfied with the package, automatically the employee will feel unappreciated thereby underperforming his roles.

Ask the potential employee to give answers to the 7 category of questions. You may modestly present or exaggerate them. Remember, you are looking for the truth and nothing but the truth.

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