A statement that I often present to clients when we are laying out a job description is this one:
“Hire for Culture, and train for skill”
Why Is Cultural Fit Important?
Because in my opinion getting the cultural fit right when hiring a new team member is crucial. Bringing a new individual into your team instantly puts your group of experienced employees back into a ‘forming’ and then ‘storming’ stage of team dynamics.
Get the cultural fit wrong and you may find you have a team that cannot function as a unit, where literally, one bad apple upsets the cart.… Read more
Many of us have been in a position where we start a new job and end up sitting around for weeks waiting for access to a computer. It is frustrating, it can make us feel completely undervalued and in some cases, question why we took the job in the first place. As an employer starting a new employee, you should have everything in place before the new recruit joins the agency.
Here I share a checklist that should help make the whole process a bit more streamlined…
Checklist For New Employees
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In this guest post, Oliver Rees from Decoded discusses digital recruitment. Whatever your sector or business offering, digital talent is a necessity for driving your organisation forward, yet we have a global shortage of skills. Here he shares his thoughts and solutions for attracting, retaining and future proofing your workforce to bridge the digital divide.
Digital Talent: A Global War
The disparity between the digital haves and have-nots has resulted in a global war for talent. Simply put, demand far outweighs supply – yet for your organisation and our economy’s future, we must invest in these skills today.… Read more