There is nothing more important for a business than hiring the right team. If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success."
Personality is the key. It is not something that always comes out in interview – people can be shy.....It is easier with an extrovert, but be wary of people becoming overexcited in the pressure of interviews.
Find people with transferable skills – you need team players who can pitch in and try their hand at all sorts of different jobs.
You can learn most jobs extremely quickly once you are thrown in the deep end. Within three months you can usually know the ins and outs of a role. If you are satisfied with the personality, then look at experience and expertise.
Find people with transferable skills – you need team players who can pitch in and try their hand at all sorts of different jobs. While specialists are sometimes necessary, versatility should not be underestimated.
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