Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Well Being, and Peak Human Performance
To increase productivity in the workplace it is essential to hire people who are passionate about their jobs. When selecting people through interviews it’s hard to determine whether the candidate has a love for the job, because they will have their best face forward. Here are a few steps on hiring the best applicant.
How to go About the Interview
The candidate needs to have a good resume/curriculum vitae. He or she needs to have the credentials for the job. The way a CV is written out can tell a lot about the person. If it’s in a neat, structured pattern then you know that the person has attention to detail and could be a good candidate to hire to increase productivity in the workplace.
You need to ask questions in the interview that are not only work related. For example, asking about their hobbies and what they like doing in their spare time can give you an insight into the character of the person you might be considering. The interview needs to have a professional, but relaxed, feel to it so that the interviewee can feel more at ease.
When you have hired an applicant, you need to give them a grace period. This period could range from about 2 to 3 months where you can see how the employee works. In this period, it’s easier to judge their productivity in the workplace.
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