The hiring process is a big challenge for, well, all of us.
One way to assist in this process is by having a good set of interview questions, and the skills to actively listen to the responses given. Without these tools, you may find yourself later on wondering how you missed red flags in an employee’s interview and hiring process.
Guest Ben Reynolds joins this episode to teach you how to avoid that very situation.
Ben is the production manager at Kawartha Lakes Construction in Lakefield, Ontario, a design build company that has implemented a hiring process that has proved to be successful, and promotes employee retention.
This process includes a required skills assessment made up of practical tasks that a potential employee in a specific position would be faced with on a regular occurrence. By adding this to their hiring process, they are able to ensure that prospective employees are proficient and efficient when operating in remote and hard to access areas, a large part of their business.
Tim, Steve and Ben talk more about:
- Who should be participating in the interview process
- What positions require this demonstration of talent
- Hiring based on drive and aptitude
- And more…