Steps to Finding Talent
That Fits!9
For many positions, it’s not hard to
find qualified candidates.
The challenge is finding people
who truly FIT into your
or...
Here are 9 steps to help
you find talent that fits.
For many positions, it’s not hard
to find qualified candidates, but
finding people who truly fit can
be a lot tougher. Mak...
Hiring interns and summer students is a great way to find
talent. It also helps the community by giving young people
work ...
3. Measure accurately
Not all assessments are predictive, but the best ones are. Whether it is a
questionnaire or a work s...
The secret of my success is that
we have gone to exceptional lengths
to hire the best people in the world."
Steve Jobs
The...
4. Talk the talk…honestly.
Don’t be afraid to give realistic job previews.
…So new hires can really walk the walk.
Giving candidates an honest view of what the job is
like allows them to figure out...
Use social media to foster
sharing among job seekers.
They may have friends that
would be the ideal fit for
your organizat...
6. Bring the whole team in on it.
Let the team help interview candidates. Different people see different things. Peers
wil...
Maybe add a teaser for the next section . . .
What are you really offering? Is it the chance to accomplish
something worth...
8. Invest in quality.
A poor or mediocre hire can
be a drag on the
organization for years.
Investing in a solid applicant
...
Truth.
"If you think it's expensive to hire a
professional to do the job, wait until
you hire an amateur."
Red Adair
If the shoe fits,
hire them.
However…
Finally…
9. Be willing to flex the job to fit the person.
If a sales clerk is great with people, but bad with numbers, don’t put th...
Thank you!
Download the 9 Ways to Get Best Fit Talent
Talent Talk Top Tips Paper.
(click here)
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  • I am a student in University of Johannesburg. i am currently doing my third year. i am a very funny woman and also like to talk.I love people. I love to help when other people are in need.I read the 9 steps to get to talent, wow what a way to get people who really fit. this is a very brilliant way to show how people fit in different talents.
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9 Steps to get Talent That Fits

  1. 1. Steps to Finding Talent That Fits!9
  2. 2. For many positions, it’s not hard to find qualified candidates. The challenge is finding people who truly FIT into your organization.
  3. 3. Here are 9 steps to help you find talent that fits.
  4. 4. For many positions, it’s not hard to find qualified candidates, but finding people who truly fit can be a lot tougher. Make sure your applicant tracking system offers free distribution channels for your job advertisements. 1. Find a good selection.
  5. 5. Hiring interns and summer students is a great way to find talent. It also helps the community by giving young people work experience. 2. Try them on for size.
  6. 6. 3. Measure accurately Not all assessments are predictive, but the best ones are. Whether it is a questionnaire or a work simulation, accurate assessments can help both you and the candidate understand if the job is a good fit.
  7. 7. The secret of my success is that we have gone to exceptional lengths to hire the best people in the world." Steve Jobs The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people. Bill Gates
  8. 8. 4. Talk the talk…honestly. Don’t be afraid to give realistic job previews.
  9. 9. …So new hires can really walk the walk. Giving candidates an honest view of what the job is like allows them to figure out if it is the right fit for them. And to start out with realistic expectations.
  10. 10. Use social media to foster sharing among job seekers. They may have friends that would be the ideal fit for your organization. 5. Get social with it.
  11. 11. 6. Bring the whole team in on it. Let the team help interview candidates. Different people see different things. Peers will have insights that managers totally miss. Not only will you get a better fit, you’ll get the whole team standing behind the hiring decision.
  12. 12. Maybe add a teaser for the next section . . . What are you really offering? Is it the chance to accomplish something worthwhile, a place of learning, an opportunity for comradeship, or a good work-life balance? If you know your deep value proposition, you can attract qualified candidates who are heading in the same direction. 7. Figure out what moves people.
  13. 13. 8. Invest in quality. A poor or mediocre hire can be a drag on the organization for years. Investing in a solid applicant tracking software system will yield a rich return by helping the organization hire better people.
  14. 14. Truth. "If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur." Red Adair
  15. 15. If the shoe fits, hire them. However… Finally…
  16. 16. 9. Be willing to flex the job to fit the person. If a sales clerk is great with people, but bad with numbers, don’t put them on cash. There are many ways to flex a job to fit the right person. And it is the smart way to get the best from your people.
  17. 17. Thank you! Download the 9 Ways to Get Best Fit Talent Talent Talk Top Tips Paper. (click here)

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