Edmonton Business Coach | Build A Solid Team
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A quick statistics from glass door says that the interview process takes an average of 22.9 days. That is an extreme amount of time that is put into hiring one person. When you think about that, if you are looking at hiring three new people to fill positions in your company, you’re looking at almost 3 months worth of work just to hire those three people.
Working with an Edmonton business coach from inspired method marketing and coaching, will help you avoid wasting your time in this manner. For your small business you should adopt the group hiring strategy.
When you’re thinking about your business and your life, we only have 168 hours in a week. Where there you’re rich or poor we all have the same amount of time. Are you really wanting to read resumes and schedule interviews?
This way of doing things has run its course. For any company that wants to work with the Edmonton business coach, you need to change your way of thinking so that you can maximize your schedule for optimum efficiency.
Doing one-on-one interviews for any small business is a losing proposition. You simply cannot see enough people in order to get the best candidates. Any of your larger competitors will be able to easily see more people than you will.
Because you are wearing multiple hats when running your business, you have a very limited window of time with which to meet with potential employees. So wasting your time reading resumes, scheduling interviews, and having to reschedule appointments for people who don’t make it to the appointment, is a complete and utter waste of your time.
You have clients to take care of, payroll to look after, and marketing and advertising initiatives to act on. Wasting 24 hours a week on human resources will greatly diminish the amount of money you can make in your business.
It is easy to be firm on the start time for a group interview. The hard and fast rule of any group interview is lock the door at the start time. This prevents latecomers from interrupting the meeting. This shows that you respect time, and punctuality.
If you are weak in this area and you continually allow people to interrupt your meeting, and show up late to your interviews, any new hires that come from this group will be late.
If you’re okay with people showing up late to work, then don’t lock the door. If you respect your time, and you want employees to show up on time for work, then this sets the precedent for you going forward.
If you are too flexible in arranging interview times, and your inflexible when it comes to employee start times, you are being a hypocrite.
Edmonton business coach | don’t be flexible
It is not advisable, as an Edmonton business coach, to be flexible when setting up interviews with prospective employees. Once you show that you are desperate in hiring somebody, they have you. This is not a position that you ever want to be in as an employer.
Your Edmonton business coach will definitely advise you to be very strict on timelines, so that you don’t waste any time or money on the wrong team members. The third most common reason that business owners who have failed attribute to their failure, is the inability to attract to the right team.
Having the right team is very important to grow your business for the long term. So what ever behaviour you accept, is the behaviour that you’re going to get in continually have to deal with on a regular basis.
One of the first things that we do in our group interview is we review the job posting. When you review the job posting you ensure that people understand the job that they are applying for.
In our Edmonton business coach group interview sessions, we take the time to read the job posting and give people the opportunity to leave if they find that they are in the wrong place. We only want people who are excited about working for us to be in the group interview process.
The next thing we do is go over the problem, vision, mission, and values for the company. There are a couple reasons why we do this. The first reason is to ensure that people understand, without a doubt, who we are and what we stand for. We also go over our values.
Our values are polarizing. They were designed to attract people that we want on our team, and repel people who don’t hold to the same values that we do. This will only serve to help you as you are going through the group hiring process for yourself.
Working with a business coach at inspired method marketing will help you develop a strong set of personal values for your business. Your company values are what guide you in every client decision as well as hiring decisions.
This will help you in determining a lot of the policies that you create for your business that will not just help you build a small business, but a business that lasts for years.
The next step in your group interview process is to allow each of the attendees to ask a question. Having the questions asked in an open forum allows everyone to benefit from hearing the question, and listening to the answer.
This is a time hack that will save you hours of time. Imagine if you had to answer the same question over, and over, and over again. Not only is it repetitive and boring, but it waste your time. When you think about having 10 to 20 people in a room vying for the same position, many of them will have the same question. Answering people individually will just waste your time.