Author: Hogan Assessments

3 Skills to Guide Employee Selection

Centered in the photo, an olive-skinned woman with long, curly brown hair, wearing a tan blazer and holding a leather notebook sits at a table where she smiles at two job interviewers whose backs are to the camera—a bearded olive-skinned man on the left side of the frame, and a brown-haired white woman wearing large-framed eyeglasses on the right. Both interviewers have laptops in front of them.

Employee selection is guided by hiring principles. While specific criteria can vary, three competencies can bolster any selection process: people skills, learning skills, and work ethic.