Recruiting team members means making tough decisions. How do you know who will be a good fit, and who will last? Thought leader Simon Sinek says “You don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills.” In this lesson, Mike Hewitt will talk about recruitment decisions based on skills vs cultural fit, what considerations to prioritize, and how to prepare for recruitment so you can reduce turnover and raise productivity and teamwork.
What you’ll learn
- The difference between recruiting based on skill vs cultural fit, and the key advantages and disadvantages of both
- That recruiting for cultural fit starts with defining your workplace culture and knowing what ‘fit’ means in your business
- How to assess a candidate for cultural fit
This lesson is perfect for hospitality managers and anyone involved with the recruiting and onboarding process.
Mike Hewitt is the founder and operator of One Haus, a premier hospitality recruitment firm based in New York City.