The act of hiring close friends and family members and can be beneficial or detrimental to the business, depending on various factors.
Benefits: The employer knows them already and has a personal relationship with them, knows their skills, background and type of personality. This reduces the 'fit-in' time required for a new hire. Family members would, reciprocatively, work with dedication and ownership, having a genuine interest in the business, and maybe continue the legacy in the future.
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If family members are treated in a previleged manner, or with partiality, it could backfire and toxify the organizational culture. If a family member has to be disciplined or fired, as it can hurt the personal relationship, so one has to draw a line in the beginning before they are hired.
If a clear demarcation of the two roles of a family member and an employee is resisted, it's a sign they are not a good hire.
Design your hiring process with remote candidates in mind. Look for 3 main things:
Hiring, according to top corporate leaders, should not just be the standard job interview, which has become predictable and routine, but something creative and challenging.
One has to find new ways to find out how a person thinks, taking them out of their ‘seat of comfort’. Allowing candidates to speak their mind, or providing them challenging situations to work on can be a better indicator of their employability.
Company culture is a necessary part to consider when evaluating whether a job is a good match for you. The work environment can have a significant impact on your experience and satisfaction in your role.
There are some pointers to help you understand the company's culture before you accept an offer.
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