Turnover of employees is inevitable. How you bring on new members, how your orient them, how you assimilate them, how you include them – all has a direct impact on the sustainability of the team and it’s functioning. But bringing on a new team member starts by HIRING a new team member. And that’s the foundation for success – or failure.
In the interview process, leaders typically look for experience and skills. That’s appropriate. But that has the least impact on how the new member will affect your team. An experienced, highly skilled person, without emotional intelligence, and the ability to “fit in” and be a team member, will do more harm than good.
This tutorial will help you know what kinds of questions to ask, and what to look for, to find the right person for your team.Read more