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You’re hiring the wrong guy

If the industry is truly short these workers, how do we find them or in turn create them? Maybe the dilemma is, we’re hiring the wrong guy or maybe we’re setting the wrong expectations for our current employees Most service technicians are hands-on junkies Personality and desired skillset play a huge factor in whether or not someone would naturally fit into your available position

Yes, your brother-in-law’s second cousin’s sister’s kid says he’s a plumber and desperately needs a job, but why is that your company’s problem? I can see you nodding your heads up and down in exhaustive agreement, maybe even a little eye rolling happening. How many times have contractors, including myself done this? Hire people we know that are not the right person for the job.

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