Common Business

Common Sense Business Ideas and Information

Archive for the ‘New Employees’ tag

Working With Inexperienced Employees

without comments

Everyone hires what they believe to be qualified employees. We spend hours creating elaborate job descriptions, listing all the qualifications needed to get the job done.  We spend hours crafting the best interview questions for the interview process. Then we advertise for candidates from the best apprentice programs, technical schools, junior colleges, colleges, universities, and competitors. We may even pay to have each potential employee tested, so we know as much as we can about the individual, to make the best hiring decision possible.

The organization make a hire.  But then what?  We may have a new employee orientation program to get them up to speed about the organization.  Orientation programs can only go so far. We then put the new person on the job and promptly ignore them and wonder why the person isn’t working out as we hoped.

Read the rest of this entry »

Written by John Marrinan

September 15th, 2009 at 10:43 pm