Before you even hire your next employee, consider the requirements for the job and the ideal candidate. This list offer four tips for creating the best descriptions for both the job and employee you wish to hire.
This is a response to a blog post on Small Business Trends, written by Zane Saffrit, which speaks to employee motivation and retention.
As always, a very interesting and well-written post. I’ll certainly look forward to reading more about employee selection and retention issues in future. And certainly feel free to get in touch if I can help provide comments, strategies or resources that you think readers may find helpful.
A week or so ago, I took a series of leadership and management training courses where I work. One of the tools we used was the Tracom Group's Social Style Self-Perception Questionnaire. It's all of 30 questions — you have to select one of two options that detail how you see yourself interacting with the people in your life.
You'd think I'd have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment by now, eh? Not so! But because I'm on a bit of a self-improvement kick so far this year, I decided it was high time. So this afternoon, I took the test through PersonalityDesk, which also offers several other assessment tests — and perhaps more attractively, a telephone or email discussion of your results.