Enable Group | Aug 31, 2020
Blog, For Employers ● 4 min read
Almost certainly, the salaries of the employees constitute a large phttp://enablegroupasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/hiring-the-right-person.pngortion in any businesses’ accounting books. Business owners, and partners alike, knows how important this operating cost is to the company but not all companies have a process to safeguard this investment by hiring the right employees when they really should.
Some businesses choose to outsource the work partial/full process to external parties, while some may choose to do it themselves. If you are the latter, here are a few key areas for you to ask yourselves before diving into your recruitment process.
In any type of serious purchases, you don’t buy it with vague images of the items. You certainly don’t describe a car purchase with simply, 4 wheels and a steering, or a house using a roof and rectangular in shape.
Having an image of the perfect employee will help greatly in the assessment during the interviews. Having a checklist to that image is one of the easiest ways to accomplish this. The following points reinforces this checklist and we hope you will get value out of it.
It is probably more important to have the right assessors than the right assessment techniques. Involving the wrong people in the hiring process do more than just selecting the wrong candidate, it may end in rejecting the right one. For example; weak managers may tend to rate highly on weak candidates who are weak in the same way they are or rate poor on strong candidates because of the difference.
The best assessors are familiar with the range of experience and skills needed for the role but are self-confident enough about themselves in the company to accept a strong(er) candidate when spotted.
Conducting a proper interview is a lot harder than most would think, just like choosing your Outfit-Of-The-Day, or more affectionately know as OOTD, you should do so with structure in mind. There are many different techniques and in practice most employers deploy a hybrid of them. We picked up a few for your reading convenience.
Hiring as an employer is as much work as the candidate’s efforts. It takes two hands to clap in order for a match to be made and it certainly isn’t the easiest issue to tackle in running a company. At eNable, we have seen and advised many of our current clients during the pre & post covid situation on their hires and helped many of them avoid hiring pitfalls as well.
Established in 2013, enable Consulting is a specialised HR solutions provider for small and medium-sized enterprises.
We believe that having a strong and robust HR function is a key driver for continuous growth in any successful business. It is on this belief that we have built many successful partnerships with clients across different industries.
We are a people business and it is our talent pool that defines us. Each and every one of our consultants is highly professional with many years of experience in HR management and services.
Our Consultants are PMC certified to further be able to help local SMEs improve and optimise their HR operational efficiency through Singapore Grants. enable is about offering affordable, high value adding solutions to improve business performance; while at the same time nurturing and inspiring a fair and respectful working environment. But above all, enable is about enabling you.
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