Employers are “feeling the burn” when it comes to filling open job requisitions, especially for skilled trades jobs where applicant pools are very small. When the right applicant comes along, you likely want to move that candidate through the hiring process quickly so you can get to the job offer. However, before doing so, you should be asking yourself one very important question: is this candidate a good fit for the job? If you are hiring employees based on educational background and work history alone, while completely ignoring other factors like organizational, cultural, and motivational fit, you are missing out on very important factors that can affect three important metrics.
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All in all, considering one’s fit during the hiring strategy is extremely important. Hiring for motivational fit can give your company a strategic advantage over other competitors, as it can play such a big role in bolstering your organization’s metrics and success.