Screen for round pegs to avoid hiring mistakes

When it comes to best hiring practices, nothing beats hiring the best person for a position. Sounds simple, but the reality of finding the best candidate for the job is complex – and it starts with screening candidates to ensure they fit your company culture.

Those who don’t should go into the reject file, no matter how sharp or personable they may be. You can’t put a square peg in a round hole, and you can’t make a mis-hire into a dream employee.

How do you avoid costly and potentially damaging mismatches? The easiest and most cost effective way is to hire a top-notch recruiting firm that understands that a cultural fit is just as important as education, experience and attitude. If you want to go it alone, though, here are a few things to remember as you work through the screening process: Read more Screen for round pegs to avoid hiring mistakes