With so much attention on effective recruitment and hiring practices, it’s easy to forget that retaining top talent can sometimes be more challenging than finding high-quality workers in the first place
Today's employers want to hire for soft skills, but finding qualified candidates and retaining talented employees who possess these skills is rarely simple. With the right approach to assess soft skills, you can identify candidates and employees who have the tools to thrive in your organization.
You don't need to be a hiring expert to evaluate soft skills in candidates and employees. Whether you're recruiting or promoting from within, here are five tactics to use:
Whether you're the one planning them or the one required to attend, workplace meetings can seem like a giant waste of time. Of course it's important to keep everybody informed, but do you really have to spend two hours on a Thursday morning listening to the long-talker; avoiding the glance of the eye-roller; or getting interrupted as soon as you try to put in your two cents?