In a groundbreaking survey, Leadership IQ found that 46% of all new hires fail within their first 18 months. But here’s the real shocker: 89% of them fail for attitudinal reasons – not skills – which begs a very important question …
Why do most organizations focus on skills when attitude is the ultimate metric for success?
Sure, skills are incredibly important, but the presence or absence of a particular skill set is about the easiest thing to test in an interview. Attitude is much harder to recognize, and that’s why attitude should be your #1 focus during the hiring process, reports Leadership IQ.
So, to aid you in your hiring process, we put together all of our most crucial research on Hiring for Attitude in a brand-new free white paper for HR professionals. Here’s what you’ll learn:
- The 5 biggest reasons why new hires fail
- 2 quick and easy tests to discover the attitudinal characteristics you’re looking for
- The 4-part interview question that gets people to reveal the TRUTH about what their last boss really thinks of them (We’ll tell you precisely what to say in the interview.)
- And much more, including 6 words that most interviewers add to the end of behavioral interview questions that torpedo their effectiveness
Don’t spend another moment (or another dollar) on hiring until you read these fresh insights from employee engagement researchers Leadership IQ.
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