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Reality can be a harsh slap in the face sometimes. Whether you’re a recent college grad sweating over bills for the first time or are a resident of a city that gets the type of winter weather that literally feels like mother nature is punching you in the nose (cough, Chicago), reality is quite the wake-up call.
As 2015 begins, many companies will be searching for new employees to fill vacant and new positions. This task can be somewhat stressful if you don’t have the right hiring resources or assistance from your own company. If you’re a hiring manager, it’s crucial to understand the reality of the hiring process: if you’re not finding the right candidates, you’re doing it wrong.
If you’re having a difficult time finding candidates at your dealership, there’s no need to panic. There are several different ways to sharpen your hiring process to make sure you attract and retain qualified candidates. According to Roberta Matuson, contributing writer at Forbes and self-described “Talent Maximization Expert,” there are five ways hiring managers can improve their processes. Each step includes evaluating what you’ve been doing and why it hasn’t been working. Matuson’s advice is accurate and easy to execute if done with honest effort.
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It’s always best to take a step back and look at what you have before you lay your cards on the table. Even if you don’t like what you see, it’s essential to realize where you’re in the process of completing a goal. So when it comes to finding the best-fit candidates and restructuring your hiring process at your dealership, don’t be afraid to let reality bite you (or the polar vortex; it builds character…lots of character)!