Recently CEO David K. Williams and President Mary Michelle Scott of Fishbowl Inventory Software penned an article for the Harvard Business Review Blog about their seven “non-negotiables” for preventing bad hires.
The two claim that using the non-negotiable system has resulted in “near-zero turnover — and many employees express the desire and willingness to stay with us for life.”
Those are goals that every business owner should aim for when hiring. Not only do happy employees go above and beyond what’s expected of them, but the company is spending less time and money recruiting, hiring, and training new employees. The non-negotiable hiring system benefits more than just the human resources department.
Here are steps you can take to identify your company’s non-negotiables and work them into your hiring process. [Read more…]