Well selected employees contribute strongly to the added value of the Company. Badly selected employees limit the performance of the Company. They require a lot of time and attention. Attrition and opportunity costs are very often the result.
Do you define clearly upfront what technical and personal requirements the ideal candidate needs to have?
Have you established a set of objective and observable criteria, which you use when selecting a candidate?
Are you sure that you select the best candidates – for both current and future needs - from the candidate pool?
Are your employees trained to interview candidates?
Human Resources Management should aim to link the goals of the Company to the goals of employees, i. e. to establish win-win relationships between Company and employees. In addition to their competence and qualifications, employee motivation is one of the most important factors.
Do you know what motivates each of your employees?
Are your employees in roles which optimise their knowledge, capabilities and ambitions?
Are feedback and target-setting meetings conducted constructively so as to foster trust and commitment?
Do you know the size of the risk that your employees will succumb to burnout and the associated implications?
Successful Human Resources Development is an investment for the future, regardless of the size of the Company and the number of employees. In other words it is a strategic success factor. Increasing change, greater competition and a shortage of skills emphasise the need for continuous qualification.
Do you know the full potential of your employees?
Are your employees systematically supported in their technical and personal development?
Have you established a set of criteria which internal/external candidates have to meet in order to become a people manager in your Company?
Do you have succession planning for key positions?
Employee Communication plays a key role for the success of a Company. Employee Communication creates a „feeling of togetherness“. Employees are more involved in the Company‘s day-to-day-activities and in a position to understand that the Company‘s business success depends to a significant extent on them and their performance as well.
Are you sure the climate in all departments of your company is properly assessed?
Are your employees aware of your company goals, your most important customers, projects, deals and competitors?
Do your employees have a shared corporate image?
Is “Employer Branding” one of your key performance measures?
In times of increased skills shortage there is a risk of losing key performers to competitors and not being able to fill vacancies adequately due to a poor or uncompetitive compensation and benefits policy. This can jeopardise the company‘s success.
Is your remuneration system based upon the contribution of your employees as well as on the goals, values and results of your company?
Is your compensation system considered to be objective and fair by all parties involved?
Is your compensation system easy to understand?
Are your benefits forward-looking and aligned with your employee structure?
Do you provide benefits targeted to prevent burnout?
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SUSTAINABLE CORPORATE CULTURE
Credibility, Trust, Respect, Motivation, Team Spirit, Focus on Performance, Pride