It’s easy to get caught up in the latest craze. From posting on Facebook/Twitter/Tumblr, to
having a blog, newsletter, this and that, you can’t help but wonder what ever happened to
values and focusing on what you do really well?
It’s time to get back to basics and use your strengths to attract star players to your team. Keep
these things in mind next time you’re adding to your team:
Whether it’s accountability, integrity or great customer service, don’t forget to make sure all new hires share your company’s values. You can easily find out by asking candidates about their personal values or previous work experience. Making sure your team agrees on values makes tackling tough decisions easier together.
Do you make it priority to coordinate schedules around sports or volunteer work? If so, let people know. It’s a huge perk to job seekers when they know they can still pursue their
outside work passions while being a great team member for your company. Being transparent
around whether you do or do not allow flexible scheduling can bring on a team member with the
Maybe you make sandwiches within those four walls but you do it to make the
world a better place. Make sure your staff live and breath what you believe in. Passion is the
one characteristic that can’t be taught; if your mission is important to your business’s well-being
make sure all new staff come on feeling the same way.
Keep it simple
Thinking you need to be attractive to all audiences can do more harm than good. Make sure you and your employees know the basics in what makes your business great and don’t overcomplicate it. By keeping it simple, you’ll attract great talent and keep communication clear.
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