How to Hire Employees That Are a Good Fit for Your Company

Did you know that the job turnover rate in 2020 was more than 57% in the United States?

Turnover rates typically reflect employees that leave a company within a year or less of getting hired.

If you want to lower your risk for turnover, you need to find quality candidates that are right for the job. 

Keep reading to learn how to hire employees that will be an asset to your team and contribute to growth! 

Ask the Right Questions 

One of the most important things to do if you want to hire employees for your company is to ask them the right questions.

If you have interviews scheduled, you should always make the most out of them. During interviews, ask what they are passionate about and see if their values and intentions match your company goals. 

Although the interview process may take longer, you won’t have to worry about hiring the wrong person for the job. 

Look Online

The internet is a wonderful tool when you are looking to fill positions at your company.

Since a job posting in the newspaper won’t be effective and can only reach a small audience, you should utilize technology. Hiring sites like Indeed and Monster, along with LinkedIn and Facebook are perfect places to find candidates. 

The internet gives you more access to candidates because you can find people from around the world. 

Find Help from a Professional 

Have you ever heard of a headhunter in the business world?

Headhunters can be thought of as scouts or recruiters. They help companies find the best candidates for the job with their resources. This is a great way to save time during the hiring process without having to sacrifice the quality of candidates.

Professional recruiters and agencies can even help with the interview and onboarding processes. You can find a recruitment agency by searching local companies or outsourcing to one that is remote. 

Write Clear Job Descriptions

Job descriptions shouldn’t be made in 5 minutes and accepted as the final draft.

Take your time to sit with each team member and write their job descriptions so that they fully reflect the position. Clearly, written descriptions can help you find the right employees since candidates will know what you are looking for.

Vague descriptions can be worrisome or look disinteresting to potential employees. Make sure that you periodically review these descriptions to ensure that they are always accurate. 

How Will You Hire Employees?

If you need to hire employees and don’t want to stress about turnover, you need to be willing to put in the time. 

It’s easy to fill a position if you don’t have high expectations or an understanding of the position. Asking the right questions will lead you to the higher quality candidates and if you still need help, you can speak with a recruiter. 

Don’t be afraid to think outside of the box and invest in hiring.

Be sure to check out our page for more articles about the hiring process and how to improve your company! 

Dorian Koci

Dr. Dorian Koçi is a historian, Director of National Historical Museum of Albania and lecturer in Tirana State University, Faculty of History and Philology and New York University of Tirana.