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Hiring for Growth

When looking to grow your company, hiring the right people for the right positions can be the difference between success and, well. . .not success. Make sure you are hiring to create the culture and growth you envision. Growth is only a few steps (and employees) away!

Hire for Culture

Look for people that will help push your company culture in the right direction. You can be honest that you are looking for a culture fit. If some skills are not necessary but can be acquired, you may want to compromise on someone having them right out of the gate. It is better to hire someone who brings the right energy to your company with a few skills to be learned rather than an expert who is not helping cultural growth in the right direction.

Hire at Growth Points

Hire the right people for the right positions. Do you see a need for a new department? Hire for one! Want to expand your offices to another state? Interview there! It is easy to want to keep things in the safety of your controlled office, but you cannot grow unless you take some leaps of faith. Trust that your new hire can help plant a presence in that new state while you have regular check-ins with them. Trust that the hire for the new department can run the show with a bit of help/support from the established departments. Stay flexible and be willing to shift expectations and timelines.

Attract the Right People

Writing job descriptions and advertising those positions properly is key to attracting the right people to join your team. Your descriptions should draw people in. Make sure to include the daily tasks of the position and your expectations for the employee as a part of your company. If they will be an integral part of your company’s growth and have the license to make decisions for their role, let them know! Freedom to assist in development is exciting, and more people will likely jump at the opportunity to participate.

Hiring the right people is vital to your company’s growth and prosperity. Reel in those excellent candidates!

What Sets JSG Apart from Other Recruiting Firms?

JSG has over 35 years of experience in the staffing and recruiting industry, marked by hard work and steady growth. We use our reach to not only provide our clients with the best candidates but to connect our candidates with the best companies. We love to see you succeed!

Dedication

As a company, we are committed to building strong relationships with our clients. We are dedicated to constantly building on our industry expertise so that we can serve you well. We have gathered a strong network of recruiters to bring you the best candidates possible. JSG works hard to understand your needs and requirements as a company so that we can represent you and your values well while translating that to the way we recruit for you.

Expertise

Starting in 1984, JSG has worked hard to establish itself as a top-rated cross-industry staffing and recruiting company. We have grown our reach to extend to offices across North America. JSG has a large team of recruiting experts with specific industry knowledge that they use to find individuals with the specialized skill sets you require. We understand the challenges of the job market, and we overcome those to bring you the best candidates your specific industry has to offer. JSG has been named to three of the Staffing Industry Analyst (SIA) lists for seven consecutive years. 

Development

As a leader in our industry, JSG is always looking for ways to develop and adapt to the changes in the job market. We grow with our clients. JSG seeks to foster growth in companies by providing them with candidates who have similar goals and values to our clients. We are constantly looking for ways to expand our resources and better our recruiting processes to provide for our clients in the most efficient way possible.

JSG loves to see our clients grow and our candidates thrive—that is why we love to make perfect matches for you here at JSG. Check out the growing list of industries we serve here!

Putting Candidates at Ease Before an Interview

If you want to see your candidate’s true character and personality shine, make them feel comfortable around you! This will give you a taste of how they will function within the company once they settle in and get comfortable.

Ask Ice-Breaker Questions

Ask the candidate a few questions to get them talking without feeling the pressure of having the perfect answer. You could ask them how their drive was or how their day has been. Ask them anything that has almost nothing to do with the job they are interviewing for. Creating no-pressure conversation allows them to settle in and get comfortable.

Be Vulnerable

When the interviewee inevitably asks you, “How are you?” respond honestly. If it has been a busy day, say so! Had a tough commute, but a great day? Tell them! Try to be open and comfortable with them to remind them that you are just a person too! Being real instead of the classic stiff, “good!” will put the candidate at ease.

Offer a (non-alcoholic) Drink

Within reason, try to provide things that the candidate may need during the interview. When you get the candidate situated in the room you are interviewing, offer them water or coffee. This welcomes them in and puts them at ease. If they do not bring a pen or paper with them, it gives them something to hold. If possible, provide tissues in the interview room so the candidate can use them if needed. (There is nothing worse than a “sniffley” nose during an interview.)

Comfort Bonus Tip: Show them around the office when they first arrive and LET THEM KNOW WHERE THE BATHROOM IS! If they must go during the interview, they can excuse themselves without having to shamefully follow you to the bathroom.