It can be quite challenging form a high performing team in our business. There’s much unvolved in attracting and retaining such a team. We should start by efining the job description clearly and the failure to do so can be a big mistake that many business owners make. We should know what employees should do and we need to tell them that. Job description is a simple document, but it is very essential to ensure that employees know what they are doing,. It is a clear guideline to ensure that employees are able to meet expectations. Many business owners argue that they need to find someone who is like them. In reality, a team doesn’t work effectively if everyone has identical capabilities and personality. It is a good thing if each employee is proficient in a single or a few things, so they can be highly effective in a specific task. We need to have as many candidates as possible, to make sure that we are able to choose the best possible employee for specific position.
This may sound cruel, but we often need to hire slow and fire fast. This will ensure that we can find the best possible individual for our team and remove any employee who is unable to perform well. A good team member should be able to deal with any change of direction and they need to be able to share the load. If we want to attract professionals, we should provide a compelling reason for them to work for us. It’s an often overlooked factor and many employers think that everyone is eager to work for them. In reality, many experienced and skilled professionals refuse to continue with the recruitment process if they think that the company is not able to sufficiently accommodate them. It can be quite frustrating for employers to find only fresh graduates and mediiocre applicants. If the situation remains the same, it is possible for the company to not being able to find the best possible employees for their projects. If we want to attract professionals, we should create a great environment.
When choosing the best candidate, we should implement a systemized approach. We shouldn’t think that we have an innate ability to choose the best candidate in the market. It takes time to become an expert recruiter and we need to have an experience to define the best possible candidate, by reading through those perfect-looking resumes. During the recruitment process, everyone puts on their best face and behavior. Once the honeymoon in the workplace is over, we often deal with their real behaviors and personality. After we are sure that we have a group of great candidates, we need to communicate the value of our business to make sure that they are compatible with our core values. Some employees may lose their motivation and productivity due to incompatibility that they find in the workplace. Job requirements should be perfect clear and this is important if we want to have a perfect team for the project.