Recruiting and selecting the right people for your team is vital for success

Hiring Great People Module

In 2016, 40% of companies reported challenges, in 2022 that number jumped to 75%! Seventyfive percent of employers globally report talent shortages and find it hard to make the right hires, citing a lack of qualified applicants with the right skills. The question is, are they tackling the hiring process in the best way?

Hiring for effective change management is challenging and this module will help you reflect on your practices at each of the critical stages involved. This Management 3.0 Module will help you plan and carry out an effective recruitment process for all creative and technical roles, enabling you to grow your team successfully and achieve even greater employee engagement.

What will you learn?

  • How to attract candidates, hire great team members, and organize good interviews.
  • Fixed vs. growth mindset and mis-hires vs. all-star employees.
  • Reasons for current talent shortage

5 Steps of Recruitment

1.Defining the job
What is required for the role, what will the successful candidate have to do? Define the job first, rather than the candidate’s attributes.

2. Searching for candidates
Widening the net, leveraging referrals appropriately, and treat recruitment as a marketing exercise which is the responsibility of the whole team

3. Interviewing effectively
Exploring reactions and behaviors as well as competencies and managing your impression on candidates

4. Hiring
….Or not hiring and managing rejecting unsuccessful candidates respectfully. Keep in mind: No matter how urgent a role is, don’t compromise on hiring quality. It’ll backfire.

5. Onboarding

  • How to write a compelling and attractive job post. Why focus on the why skills are needed instead of a list of skills.
  • The strength and weaknesses of using referrals to find new employees. Understanding recruitment is a shared responsibility of all employees.
  • Understand the importance of the interview, the interview is an opportunity for the candidate and organization to learn about each other.
  • Onboarding as part of the hiring process, new approaches to onboard new co-workers, and the value of a good onboarding approach.

Hire for organization cultural fit, a fit will energize people.

What will we discuss in this module?

  • Who should be involved in the hiring process, how is management and leadership involved?
  • What are the most important reasons for a candidate to say yes to an offer, or prefer your organization?
  • What is different when you hire online?
Hiring Great People module summary
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The Hiring Great People module is part of the following workshops:

Certified Management 3.0 Agile in HR Workshop Attendee
Agility in HR Workshop
Certified Management 3.0 Agile People Leadership Workshop Attendee
Agile People Leadership Workshop

Good to know: Learn more about How to Grow Structure in the Management 3.0 Foundation Module Scaling Organizational Structure and Agile Product Development.

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