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Qualities to Look for In Your Next Hire

Aug 16, 2019 |
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Mitchell Riley |

Every new employee requires training to help them integrate into your business. Hiring employees frequently and dealing with a turnover rate can be both costly and time-consuming for a business. That’s why it’s important to retain employees for as long as possible.

This means that good hiring decisions need to be made when looking for candidates. However, filling a job vacancy with the perfect candidate is daunting. But if you know what sort of qualities and character traits you need to look for, it can be easier to spot the right talent.

Here are some things you should look for in a potential candidate:

Pertinent Experience:

When seeking employment, experienced candidates have a definite advantage. They can fit into the company with remarkable ease and have a good impact on various situations. They also don’t require a lot of training, which can help the company avoid high training costs. Also, they know what the job entails and won’t have any unrealistic expectations about the work.


A lot of young candidates have a habit of changing employers and moving from job to job until they find the right one. However, if they are changing their jobs too frequently, that’s a definite red flag. Candidates that demonstrate their loyalty by giving each job a fair chance are a safer investment for your company.


Job, Interview, Hiring, Hand, Shake, Office, TableThe attitude of a person greatly affects their work and position in the company. The way they act and behave even spills over to the rest of the workspace. Hiring people who have a positive and uplifting energy is good for your company and other employees. It also means that they are team players and will take every feedback as positive, rather than a personal attack on their competence.

Communication Skills:

Good communication is the key to success for any company or organization as well as the people within it. Look for candidates that have exceptional writing and speaking skills. Great communicators can positively impact any organization and are highly sought after. They can also encourage a better relationship with clients as well as their co-workers.

Let OPS Staffing hire the best candidates for your company. We are a premier talent acquisition firm that specializes in commercial recruitment services for water, fire, and disaster restoration and construction companies. With our help, you can hire experienced professionals for upper management positions such as Project Managers, Business Development Executives, and Office Managers.

Contact our team today!

Posted: Aug 16, 2019
Posted by: Mitchell Riley
OPS Staffing | + 1 (888) 482-6019

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