5 Keys to Finding the Perfect Employee

Strategies to build your dream team

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And since it’s a competitive job market, it also means people are more apt to jump ship if someone offers them a little more money, benefits, or freedom.

If you’re short-staffed, that’s tough to compete with.

Invite them to make a difference in someone’s life.

Don’t just make a list of the mundane things you expect someone to do every day. You can share that when they get there. Frame the job in terms of the impact it can make in someone’s life.

Don’t make it about the money.

Everyone expects to get paid to work.

Offer something no one else is offering.

This doesn’t have to be expensive.

  • Offer a gift card for achieving a goal or for a service anniversary.
  • Provide gourmet coffee for all staff members.
  • Profile a team member each month on your website, your social media, or your advertising.

Allow them to take risks.

Your team members have brains. Don’t just make them slaves to process. Is there some freedom to do something different if the process isn’t working?

Make sure your team knows you are open to good ideas. You don’t have to have all the answers. Your team members are in the trenches. They know what works and what doesn’t. Trust their judgment, and you’ll find they’re wiser than you thought.

And if they fail, see it as a learning experience.

Reward employees for referrals.

The people on your team already know what your mission is.

Now Go Attract Some Top Talent

You’ve just learned five great strategies for finding the right employee. Use them all and you’ll have your choice of great candidates to choose from!

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