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On what basis does your company hire new staff?   [Edit]

Survey period: 15 Mar 2004 to 21 Mar 2004

Hiring new staff can be tricky. How do you go about the process?

OptionVotes% 
Brief interviews (1 or 2).27143.08
Interviews and tests (2 or more + tests).22235.29
Multiple Interviews / tests across many groups in the company.548.59
Placement agency plus final in-house interview.507.95
Placement agency handling everything.30.48

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GeneralOur hiring policy Pin
AveryH18-Mar-04 1:46
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dog_spawn21-Mar-04 3:32
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Hiring based on "attitude" can sometimes lead to only hiring a certain type of person. It would be a shame hire "all mouth no trousers" types exclusively. Diversity is important. I think a common mistake is people hiring others who are like them in terms of personality.

Please clarify what you mean by "attitude". If you are referring to a good work ethic then I agree with your policy Smile | :) However if you are referring to less tangible and/or subjective qualities I strongly disagree.

(PS. Always remember that candidates who stuck to and finished a 3 or 4 year degree are demonstrating commitment and responsibility.)
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