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Why hiring the right candidate from the get-go matters

It doesn’t matter what kind of business you operate, you must hire the right employees if you want to carve a niche. After all, your business is only as good as. the people who run it.

It can take up to 4 months to find a suitable candidate. Since not everyone is willing to wait for this long, many businesses often end up hiring the wrong people.

Make sure to never commit this mistake and be careful about who you hire.

Here’s why:

– It Takes Time and Money to Train an Individual
It takes an employee about 6 months to fit in an organization. This includes understanding the organizational culture, mingling with the crowd, and getting the training required.

HR managers must hire someone who is willing to be a part of the culture and undergo the required training. If a person decides to quit after a few months then all the time and effort you’ve put in training the individual will go to waste.

This is why many businesses have now started to bound employees for a specific period of time.

– Hiring Can be a Long, Cost and Tiring Process
As mentioned earlier, it takes months to hire a candidate. Plus, the company has to spend resources during the process. All this goes to waste if you do not hire the right candidate from the get-go.

It costs time and money to fill a position. If you do not hire the right person, you’ll have to spend the same amount of time and money to replace him or her.

Hiring managers should be careful when creating JDs, reviewing resumes, and interviewing candidates to ensure no time or money gets wasted. It’s also important to be quick to ensure the candidate gets no time to change their mind. Long gaps between meetings can make candidates feel disinterested forcing them to look elsewhere.

– You Risk Losing Valuable Data and Information
Your new employee will get access to confidential files including company data. It can get very difficult to control who has access to this data if you keep hiring the ‘wrong’ people.

Hiring The Wrong Person Can Demotivate Others
This may come as a surprise to some but who you hire or how they work can have an impact on your overall image and current employees.

About 17 percent of employees quit within just 3 months of starting on a new position. One minute they’re excited to work and the next minute they’re brainstorming excuses to take off and try their luck elsewhere.

High turnover can be very bad for your business. It does not only negatively affect your image but also damages employee morale. Hence, it is important to hire people who are in it for the long-haul.

It’s clear that it is important to hire the right candidate from the get-go if you want to save time, money, and resources. The key lies in using targeted sourcing and seeking professional help.

If you’re struggling to find right candidates then consider getting in touch with CFR Global Executive Search. We have been in the business for years and have helped some of the largest companies find candidates who have helped them reach newer heights.

Get in touch with us today to find out more.