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Navigating Hiring in an Uncertain Era

During times of economic uncertainty, every decision you make for your business becomes even more critical. One of the most important decisions you'll make is who you hire to join your team. In these uncertain times, you simply can't afford to hire the wrong person for the job.

Hiring the wrong person can impact your organization in many ways. It can lead to a decrease in productivity, missed deadlines, and clients losing confidence in your abilities to meet their needs. Additionally, a bad hire can impact morale internally, causing your top performers and key employees to change their behavior, which can lead to burnout or even attrition.

To minimize these risks and feel confident that you're making the right hire, you need a talent acquisition partner you can trust, like Alaant Workforce Solutions. Here are some of the ways Alaant can help you reduce your risk and feel confident in your hiring decisions:

Proactive Recruitment Strategies: With the unemployment rate at a historic 50 year low, the talent you want is likely already employed elsewhere. At Alaant, we leverage our diverse team’s expertise to engage and excite the talent you want.

Thorough Discovery Process: At Alaant, we work with you to conduct a thorough discovery process for each position so that you can feel confident you have an extra "layer" to vet the right person for your team.

Targeted Interview Questions: The questions you ask to qualify (or disqualify) a candidate matter. Our team of recruiting experts can help you develop strategies to get to the root of what you need to uncover.

Candidate Communication: At Alaant, we are trained to pick up on small “tells” that indicate a candidate’s interest level, honesty, and commitment to the opportunity. This additional insight can help you feel confident in the person you're hiring or help to disqualify the wrong fit.

Hiring the right people for your business is always critical to your success. When times are uncertain, it becomes even more important. By partnering with a talent acquisition partner like Alaant Workforce Solutions, you can add an extra layer of security during these times. With our proven track record of successfully aligning the right people with our clients' businesses, you can trust that we have the expertise and resources to help you make the right hire. Contact us today and let’s get the conversation started!

About the Author

Lauren Valentine

Lauren Valentine, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager

Lauren Valentine is a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager with Alaant Workforce Solutions. She helps businesses find top talent for a variety of professional roles, with a specialty in full-cycle sales recruitment. In her off hours, Lauren loves to work out, spend time with friends and family, and spoil her fur child, Kale.