The definitive guide to recruiting in good times and bad
The Definitive Guide to Recruiting in Good Times and Bad by Claudio Fernández-Aráoz
How to Prevent Hiring Disasters
Fernandez-Araoz earned a Masters in. Values have both content and intensity attributes. The content attribute says a mode of conduct or end-state of existence is important. The intensity attribute specifies how important it is. This is achievable through such programs as internal talent identification and development and an increasingly popular recruitment strategy of employee referrals. Rosenberg , p.
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When economic crisis hits and companies focus on cutting costs—or on their very survival—they slash hiring. But if history is any guide, in the first few months after the upheaval subsides, hiring quickly becomes a front-burner issue. Consider the period following the terrorist attacks of September 11, , when the economic outlook appeared dire. In […]. If history is any guide, staffing will become a front-burner issue once the economic upheaval eases.
Hiring someone can be a time-consuming and nerve-wracking task. In the worst-case scenario, your seemingly perfect hire turns out to be far from it and you spend months dealing with the aftermath, including finding a replacement. Either way, it can feel like a referendum on your judgment. So how can you be sure your experience is more like the former than the latter? If you outline and adhere to a disciplined process, you can greatly improve your chances. A carefully crafted hiring process can help avoid most mishaps.
Abstract This article includes a one-page preview that quickly summarizes the key ideas and provides an overview of how the concepts work in practice along with suggestions for further reading. Few companies are thinking about hiring right now, but that's a mistake. Will they be able to meet their needs? Their research, conducted with scores of CEOs, HR executives, and recruiters, found current hiring practices to be haphazard at best and inept at worst. And no wonder. That leaves them little choice.