Five Steps to Hiring Talent Today

By: Denise Miller, GreatAmerica  – Whether you’ve furloughed or laid off employees or have hung out the help wanted sign, you’ve made the best decisions for your business at this time.

Some of the most important work a sports team does is done in the off season and the same can be true for businesses. While we don’t know what the future holds we can be certain of one thing, hiring top talent will always be necessary for successful businesses.

As with any well-oiled machine it’s hard to go from standstill to top speed. Spend time now on the little things that can help you prepare for the next time you need to hire:

  1. Assess your current team.Now is the ideal time to evaluate the team you have and determine any skills gaps in your workforce. In addition to evaluating current skills, much like our team analogy, this is a time to be coaching them to improve current skills and develop new ones.

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SOURCE GreatAmerica

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