Let’s face it; hiring is never easy. And recognizing a bad hire is even harder.
It’s tough when you discover that someone you hired has the skills that match up with what your company needs but doesn’t match with your company’s culture.
What should you then do after recognizing a bad hire?
- The first step (and most important), take a breath. It’s okay! Hiring the wrong person happens to the best of us, and it isn’t anyone’s fault—even if it feels like it is at the time.
- The second step is to understand why you are making bad hires, one effective way to fix a problem is to first understand why the problem is happening in the first place, armed with this knowledge, you would be better equipped to make better decisions, decisions on what to do or what not to do, figure out if you overlooked something or you were too hasty at some point.
- The third step is that you figure out the best strategy you can use to get hiring right more often, this is easier said than done, true, but it is needed, to avoid the negative effects that come with bad hires, which are totally avoidable.
At this point, you put into effect what you have understood from why you were making bad hires in the first place, after that you should have a better idea of the things to look out for when going through the next hiring phase for your organization.
This is a lot of work, but work that has to be done nonetheless.
Hiring is an industry-wide challenge that takes time, resources, and energy to conduct properly.
But there is a silver lining in all of these, a way you don’t have to go through all of the stress of figuring out why you have bad hires or the different things you have to keep in mind to avoid bad hires.
When it comes to searching for employees, especially senior positions you want to find the right fit as soon as possible.
We at FMCG Search understand that and are ready and adequately equipped to help. We are sure to send CVs for mid-level candidates within 48 hours and for senior executives within 7-10 working days.
Imagine a dedicated team of professionals who are experts in their rightful disciplines, with a 96% proven track record of results.
Now imagine that team helping you find the new talent for your organization!
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