John Kenney, CEO, Cotney Consulting Group
Referrals, resumes and interviews are no longer enough. Conduct pre-hire assessments to get the most predictive insights and how making changes to your process can save your company money and time. Take a fresh look at your job descriptions. This can increase the odds of you making those great, long-term hires. The best job descriptions are not those of yesterday. Job roles, too, have changed. Job candidates are looking for diverse, flexible career paths they can participate in creating. Capture on-the-ground competencies needed to succeed in the role you are hiring for. Team up with the hiring manager, staff and, if possible, an industrial-organizational psychologist. Conduct a job analysis of some of the most critical roles in your company. Read more.