Candidate Placement Mistakes to Avoid

Employee turnover remains a significant concern for business owners, forcing them to consistently reevaluate people for positions and fill vital holes to maintain operations. As an insurance agent, assist your clients with this frustrating situation, explaining the value of staffing liability insurance and changing hiring practices.

Some slight changes in procedures and expectations could minimize the revolving door, stabilize the team, and alleviate stress. With that under control, people can focus more on the company’s growth and avoid potentially expensive errors. Take the time to explain the following points. They could prove extremely valuable in the long run.

Avoiding Errors in the Selection Process

Workers leave for various reasons. Some don’t like the job, some can’t handle the work and others don’t fit into the environment. Whatever the reason, it leaves a gaping hole in company operations. Managers and owners could alleviate many of these issues by accurately posting jobs and assessing how they interview candidates.

First, remain clear about the position’s expectations, skill needs and benefits, in both the written descriptors and the interview. This practice benefits the office and the candidate. Management that doesn’t oversell comes across as honest and straightforward, qualities many people appreciate in bosses. In addition, those seeking the job don’t get swept up in details only to feel defeated with actuality.

Try not to fixate on a particular concept or personality type. When you pigeonhole yourself into a narrow point of view, you eliminate people who could do well.

Minimizing Problems With Placement Mistakes

Implore your clients to reevaluate their previous expectations and make different efforts to attract staffing needs. For instance, specific tactics lure the attention of prime candidates and deter poorer selections. However, these strategies rely on your clients’ patience and completing some tasks upfront.

Likely, people serious about the job and in-demand plan to read up on the institution. Owners could create a good impression of the institution by keeping social media pages updated with fresh content. A well-built website with knowledgeable material reflects how smoothly and efficiently your company runs.

Don’t rush the process. It’s better to hire the right person than ten wrong people. If someone doesn’t stand out in the first round of interviews, feel free to elongate the search until bosses find the right fit.

Double-check resumes, and don’t swoon over first impressions. Some people give a great interview, but businesses need more than enthusiasm and talk. Call former employers. Ask questions about projects and education. Encourage people to complete trial days with the team.

When you sit down with clients, discuss the benefits of staffing liability insurance and how to thwart hiring concerns. The office that runs smoother could experience a few issues down the road, remaining productive and reducing claims.

About World Wide Specialty Programs

For the last 50 years, World Wide Specialty Programs has dedicated itself to providing the optimal products and solutions for the staffing industry. As the only insurance firm to be an ASA commercial liability partner, we are committed to that partnership and committed to using our knowledge of the industry to provide staffing firms with the best possible coverage. For more information about Staffing Professional Liability Insurance or any other coverage, we have available to protect your staffing business, give us a call at (877) 256-0468 to speak with one of our representatives.