What to Look for in New Staff

11 JuneYeah sure you want to know if they have the ability to do the job, the skill set, experience and personal and professional abilities, but also consider:


  • Career fit – does your position match their ‘career logic’?
  • Cultural alignment – are they a definite match for your business’ culture?
  • Interpersonal skills – can they interact and add to conversations on a range of topics?
  • Personal values – do they have integrity, passion, drive and confidence?
  • Communication skills – what are their written, oral and aural skills like?
  • Independence – can they work alone and offer alternative solutions?