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A Guide To Hiring Well



Chances are, every time you hire a new employee, you don’t hire the best candidate for the job all of the time. HR certainly doesn’t have an easy job, however, when you use the correct hiring and recruitment tactics, you’ll be able to hire much better quality employees than ever before.

Once you apply these strategies from TRS Staffing, you’ll definitely see a significant change in the employees being hired.

Prioritize Personality As Oppose To Skill: It is easy to teach skills but not easy to teach a person to have a good personality. Always hire persons who have particular traits and behaviors that are desirable and then educate them in the necessary skills you require.

Patience: Patience is very important and you should avoid rushing the hiring process. Go through the processes and look at as many candidates as you need to until you find the right individual. If you rush this process, you’ll definitely regret doing so.

Test Drive: Many people say that they are capable of doing certain things, however, that’s not necessarily true. So, always ensure that the person can actually do the job by taking them for a test drive through an internship or even a short apprenticeship.

Expand Your List Of Potential Employees: You should always strive to have a large and ever growing pool of potential employees, even when not hiring. So, when you do need to hire a new person, you already have numerous suitable candidates you can choose from who you’re already familiar with.

Focus On Diversity: When you have a diverse group of employees, this encourages creativity and helps you to see new perspectives. This can help your business to approach new markets successfully and even improve how your business works.

Get Into The Best Markets: You should seek to advertise job openings in the correct spaces.

Listen: While you’re looking to hire someone, always carefully listen to what each candidate says during the interview. This is more important than telling them what you believe they would like to hear.

Create A Good Workplace: It is important to have an attractive workplace. This means paying a good salary, benefits, company culture etc. This will definitely help you to attract lots of high quality candidates.

Invest In Your Company’s Staff: All of your employees are your business’s greatest asset. You should spend money and time into your employees so that they can become even better in their field and truly help your business to succeed.

Look For Specific Things: When looking through various resumes, always have specific things you’re looking for. If a particular candidate doesn’t have these things, ensure that you don’t make the mistake of hiring them.

Look For Enthusiasm: It is quite difficult to find candidates that are passionate and enthusiastic about their jobs or field. So, if you do find a good candidate that has these traits, then you should definitely consider hiring them because they will be eager to do a good job.

Be Fully Aware Of What You Desire: Always know exactly what you want in a new employee. This includes specific qualifications, experience, personality etc. Once you know what you want, you’ll find it a lot easier to find the right person.

Second Opinions: Lastly, don’t allow only one person to conduct each interview and make the final hiring decision. It is best to get a second opinion or preferably a team so that you can get a couple different opinions.


Mudassar Hassan brings 8 years of experience in helping grass roots, mid-sized organizations and large institutions strengthen their management and resource generating capacities and effectively plan for the future. He is also a mentor and professional advisor to artists working in all disciplines. He is also the gold medalist from Abbottabad University of Science and Technology in the Bachelors of Sciences of Computer Science and recently Graduated from the University of Bolton with Masters in International Management.