The best hiring practices for sustainability, can be reviewed in the form of how the applicant felt before, during and after the interview. Upon successfully hiring the ideal candidate, the individual will be able to understand the organizational culture in addition to what it may entail down the road as the organization continues to evolve. Hiring managers must be able to effectively conduct behavioral based interviews. Behavioral based interviews will demonstrate what characteristics the potential candidate will bring to the organization in regards to the capacity to be coached into a management position determined at a future date. Gauri Sharma, an MBA professional shares a few of her insights on how to build and grow a small team.
Highlighted are several organizations which takes the Behavioral based approached CVS, Teavana, Uniqlo, and Marshall Retail Group and many other organization looking for individuals who can be groomed for future promotions. These are ideal companies with a keen eye for sustainability and ingenuity.
- Proactively simulate a day-to-day task during the interview process.
- Be open an honest about your concerns as an employer, be objective, professional and remember to follow the legal requirements of conducting an interview.
- Talk about the challenges the organization face, when potential candidates understand an organizations SWOT analysis, they are more likely to meet the needs of the organizations head on, rather than being thrown in fire. This is why many organizations often have a high-turn over rate.
Look outside of your own industry, outside of your own expertise, and really share across industries’ best practices.
Analysis by Paralysis interview approach, according to Lisa A. Burke and Monica K. Miller members of the Academy of Management Executive “At a time of rapid and unprecedented change in the business environment, intuition plays an increasingly significant role in contemporary decision strategies. Executives who understand how to balance their use of intuition and analytic thinking may be better prepared to lead in this environment.”
Chuck Sullivan, SVP Global Online Services Worldwide for Hilton, offers advice on how to avoid falling prey to analysis paralysis. He recommends practicing selective analytics and maintaining a flexible, open outlook. Sullivan also encourages people to stay attuned to practices in all fields, as sometimes the best practices can be learned from other industries.
Highlighted are several organizations that utilized the Analysis by Paralysis approach, Panera Bread, Sears, and Costco. For a complete list of 2013 employers with the best Hiring practices click here
To develop employees’ intuitive potential top executives should pay close attention to how the corporate culture may be explicitly or implicitly discouraging the use intuition.
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