December 2, 2016
Sometimes even an employee with good job skills and experience can create problems with fellow employees that drain enthusiasm and impact productivity. That’s why it’s important to consider a job candidate’s personality and track record before making a hiring decision.
So how do you identify a possible problem employee, especially when job candidates are always on their best behavior during an interview? By asking the right questions and listening carefully to the answers, you can identify traits that do not bode well for your workplace. Here are a few examples:
People who see themselves as victims, those who blame their failures on others and employees who think they are smarter and better than everyone else can cause serious workplace problems. These traits are all good reasons not to hire them.