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INTERVIEW HABITS OF HIGHLY
SUCCESSFUL ORGANIZATIONS

By Stephen Borer,
TalentSphere Staffing Solutions

G

ood candidates are in short supply
for the LBM industry. Demand for
talent is high and the late spring has
left many people so busy that looking for a job
is the last thing on their priority list.
Employers have to speed up recruitment
processes to snare the best talent. Now more
than ever, they are reliant on a robust interview that not only assesses the candidates but
also helps attract them to the organization.
Good candidates might be harder to find but,
for the long term health of their business,
it is essential that they do not scrimp on a
thorough interview process.
Below are 5 tips to conducting a successful
interview process.

1

CHOOSING THE RIGHT
INTERVIEWER

Your organizations' interview should be a
genuine reflection of your company's leadership. An interview is a two-way process and
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is as much an attraction tool as it is an assessment, having the right person representing
your brand, conducting the interview and
demonstrating the importance that the organization places on the hiring process will set the
right tone early with the interviewee.
Equally, by having one of the leadership
team leading the interview, you ensure that
you have someone in tune with the organization's culture and the type of employees it
needs. Hopefully their experience will allow
them to look beyond the skills and address
character and fit. Skills can be trained and a
high caliber individual will always outperform
someone who just happens to have the right
skills at the time.

2

DEFINING YOUR
REQUIREMENTS

Clearly define the parameters for success
for the role. Consider character traits, skills,
experience and cultural behaviours that are
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- September/October 2017

Chair’s Message
Board of Directors
Skate with Santa
Calendar of Events
Pumpkin Patch
Slo-Pitch Tournament
Education Events
Ultimate Show Home II Progress
BSIA Celebrating 80 Years
New BSIA Members
BCFCA Events
President’s Message
BCFCA News and New Members
BCFCA Board Members
BCFCA Flooring Expo
Reject the Slab
NFCA Board Members
The Shell Busey Birthday Roast & Toast
Crown Building Supplies Ltd. – Open House Celebration
Erik Schlaud Promoted at ORGILL
TIMBER MART Builds New Alliance with CFL
Brad Dixon joins Castle
Time is Not the Enemy: You are
5 Interview Habits of Highly Successful Organizations
Index of Advertisers
BSIA Affinity Partner Program
President’s Message: Last Word
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BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- September/October 2017 - Chair’s Message
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BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- September/October 2017 - Erik Schlaud Promoted at ORGILL
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- September/October 2017 - Brad Dixon joins Castle
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- September/October 2017 - Time is Not the Enemy: You are
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