There will be times when you hire someone and that person turns around and quits six months later. Staffing agencies try their best to minimize that scenario as much as possible. But this can be tough when you’re hiring for demanding positions. To help you hire the best fit candidates here are a few questions to consider:

  1. What does the job description entail?

Before jumping into the recruiting portion of the hiring process, it’s vital to study the role and really understand what knowledge, skills, and abilities are important. Also, evaluate the candidates on how they will interact with of the employees already in place. This will help you better identify those who are the best fit for the job.

  1. What makes other people in demanding roles successful at your company?

Specifically, what personality traits and leadership styles make them good at their jobs? Are they excellent communicators? Do they have a certain leadership style that works well? Your goal is to find traits, abilities, and common backgrounds when you’re hiring for a new role.

  1. How to screen for particular skills?

You know what you’re looking for in a candidate. But how do you screen for those specifics during the hiring process? Asking good interview questions and then following up so you can get behind the candidate mask and understand how the candidate thinks and will perform once on the job.

  1. How will I promote the role?

When hiring for a demanding positions, it is best to promote the job and all its perks. However, it’s only fair to make the candidates aware of the realities they will face once on the job. So talk about both the ups and downs that come with job. That way, the person you ultimately do hire will walk into the position with a more accurate sense of the road ahead.

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