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A common topic in the community and in its library is about suggestions or ideas for job descriptions. After establishing a job description, many groups have time and expense in promoting a job opening to get it filled. What about once the employee is hired? Have you considered the expenses in time and money that will be dedicated to training and managing them? Let's review a few categories to consider:
Just in the first few weeks, you already have a heavy investment, so you will want to choose wisely for a new employee. If you make a questionable hiring decision, this investment is in jeopardy. So what would be other cost benefits vs. cost impacts to consider in a periodic review?
These characteristics have an influence on time and budget, so be sure to fully define and set expectations in detail around the following:
A typical number to consider: 80% of problems are caused by 20% of your personnel, 80% of productivity is done by 20% of your team, and 100% of managing personnel may fall upon you. If you set the expectations in the beginning and stick to those expectations, you'll find hiring and managing your new personnel to be a smoother process.