Here Are Some Key Traits That A Quality New Hire Should Possess

If you’re looking for great new employees, whether temporary or permanent, there are a few characteristics you should look for. Each of your new hires offers unique and distinct strengths to their respective role. However, the following three characteristics are almost always present in a great new hire. If you are a new hire, be sure to possess these traits.

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Lookout for these traits in new hires.

A Strong Desire To Learn And Grow Within The Company

Candidates that are eager to learn and expand their knowledge are typically the employees that employers you want on their teams. These people are always looking for ways to improve their skills and be valuable resources to others. When screening candidates, consider their willingness to learn and contribute positively to the workplace.

A Demonstrated And Enthusiastic Interest In The Position

There are many excellent candidates, but a great new hire will benefit your organization’s needs. If a candidate expresses a genuine interest in your company or industry, they are more likely to be invested in their work.

A Stable Work History

There are numerous reasons to examine employment history, but one of the most important is determining how committed candidates have been in previous positions. Frequent job changes or long gaps in employment indicate that a candidate is not interested in long-term commitments. However, these instances in the candidate’s employment history could be due to other factors, so you should ask about them. 

Their responses can also be used to learn more about the candidate. Anytime you find a candidate who expresses interest in the work, a desire to learn, and a history of commitment to their work, you’ve found a great new hire.

Let First Team Staffing Be Your Employment Solution

First Team Staffing, located in Baltimore, MD, specializes in the recruitment and placement of professional and temporary workers. The company, founded in 1982, is now a national leader in our industry. In our 35+ years of business, First Team has remained hands-on, relationship-based, and dedicated to partnerships we forge with our clients. We are proud to help our clients achieve their goals by providing them with a flexible and qualified workforce while providing genuine career opportunities to candidates. First Team Staffing has offices in Baltimore, Aberdeen, White Marsh, Columbia, Bowie, and Sparrows Point, MD. We have recently opened offices in Tennessee and Florida, located in Nashville, La Vergne, Mount Juliet, and Tampa. Visit us online or in-person today to start your job or employee search, or reach us by phone at 410-719-0404. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter for employment advice and company updates.

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