ATnT jobFIT March-April 2011: New Hires

Posted: March 13, 2011 at 3:47 pm

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Aesthetic Trends & Technologies
March-April 2011
jobFIT Department

New Hires

WILL YOU KNOW THEM WHEN YOU SEE THEM?

By Jan Watson, J.P. Watson Group, Contributing Editor & Advisor

Can we all say the same things about our hiring methods? Making every hire the best hire possible is a goal we should strive for all the time, but will we know those best hires when we see them?

Hiring right the first time has been especially important during these times of an ailing economy. Leaders cannot afford hiring mistakes because turnover is too costly. Add up the costs of recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training while a job remains open for weeks, perhaps months. Why spend this money if you can hire the right person and avoid the turnover? The following are crucial questions that result in hiring the best candidates. Leaders can examine their own practices by asking themselves these questions when thinking about job candidates, as well as current employees.

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Do I know how each job supports our company’s key objectives?
Your organization may be behind the curve if job descriptions have not changed with your revamped plan of action. If employees are performing their jobs the same old way, they are holding the company back. Make sure top leaders buy into the strategy and share it with employees down the line so that…READ ON - Click Here to Download Full Article

Jan Watson

About the Author
Jan P. Watson has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience and has gained national recognition as a public speaker, published author and consultant. Serving in various positions that encompass physician education and corporate business development, Jan has worked for medical device start-up companies, as well as industry leaders, such as AMO and Alcon Laboratories. For more information on this topic, please contact Ms. Watson at: jwatson@jpwatsongroup.com. Visit the J.P. Watson Group website: http://www.betterjobfit.com.

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