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7 Tips For Finding Your Perfect Employee

Posted by Natalie Pike on February 11, 2015

We are three days away from the most romantic (or depressing) holiday of the year. Restaurants are fully booked, Edible Arrangements bouquets are ordered, and the freak-out for a last minute Hallmark card has
25076704_mlcommenced. For some, they've found their one true love and have planned a day filled with mushy, gushy sentiments. For others, this holiday is a reminder of single-hood or the beginning of another year dedicated to finding their other half. 

The same could be said for the constant struggle hiring managers face when searching for a star employee. A recent Forbes article said the cost of a single bad hire is anywhere from $25 to $50,000. Finding, interviewing, engaging and training new employees is a high price to pay. Don't take that risk. Make it a priority to only hire exceptional employees.

Alan Hall, founder of Grow America, an organization dedicated to helping business builders worldwide, came up with the 7 C's on how to find and hire the best employee.  

It's important to find the perfect employee for your open position. These seven tips will help you locate top talent in no time. Keep these in mind and you'll find your one true...employee before next year's Valentine's Day rolls around. 

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Natalie Pike

About the Author

Natalie is Hireology's Inbound Marketing Coordinator. Her favorite topics to write about are how to hire millennials, building a strong company culture, and employee engagement. She is a Purdue University graduate (Boiler up!), social media junkie and avid iced coffee drinker.