Hiring mistakes are common, and they’re costly. Every hiring mistake costs you time, resources, money, and places additional strain on your existing employees. The cost of a bad hire can reach up to 30% of the employee’s first-year earnings.
You need to minimize these mistakes to hire better. We’ve pulled together the thinking and experiences of all our recruiters to compile this list of 29 tips to help you identify and retain top talent. In this guide you’ll learn:
– 7 signs you’ve identified a top candidate
– 10 red flags to recognize
– 4 signs you’ve made a bad hiring decision
– How to deal with a bad hire
– How to react when you think an employee is going to quit
Assess your company’s retention efforts using this guide, complete with 5 effective tips to keep top talent in your organization; Advice from world class business leaders such as Steve Jobs, Howard Shultz (CEO of Starbucks), Andrew Mason (founder of Groupon), and more; Retention tips to prevent employees from leaving; Reflection questions to assess your strategy to retain your top employees; And an employee retention checklist to score company retention efforts.
Companies often default to promoting top performers to management positions. The issue—just because a person is good at their job doesn’t mean they have the skills to effectively manage people. Use this guide as a hiring checklist to help you better assess team leaders and hire future organizational leaders.
The world of finance is changing at a pace that is difficult to keep up with. You need finance talent that can help you stay ahead of the market long-term; not someone who is here today and with your competition tomorrow. Use the traits in this paper as a checklist to assess and score candidates as you interview.
Hiring marketers is a unique challenge. They come in all shapes and sizes, have different areas of specialization and focus on different disciplines. Use the traits in this paper as a checklist to assess and score candidates during your hiring process then hire amazing managers.
IQ PARTNERS recruiters have headhunted over 100,000 people. We know which companies are easy to recruit from and which companies are not… and we’re sharing our top 7 strategies to retain your top employees.