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Hiring Creative Employees For Your Organization

Written By : Mostafa Megahed
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Every company wants to get the best and ideal employees that are creative, innovative and the best fit for the organization and the job role. We live in reality however, so finding an ideal employee or an employee who is a complete package is quite difficult but not impossible.

Individuals with the characteristics of an ideal employee exist but the HR Manager needs to search for them and introduce policies and practices within the company that will create a desirable environment for the employees. Here are some easy ways and techniques to hire creative employees for your organization:

Want Creative People – Give Them Opportunity Not Job

Creative people have one role and that is to create from thin air, visualize on your ideas and work on new ones. If you are offering creative people the opportunity to create, empowering them to make decisions and create a work environment that specifically suits their nature.

Use Personality & Behavioral Assessment

We can debate Nature vs Nurture here but mostly creativity can be classified under nature. To determine a person’s creativity, scientists have been working on creating different types of test in the past. The tests not only determine whether the person is an introvert or extrovert but also their behavior towards the work. A number of big companies including Nestle, Proctor & Gamble and several others conduct these tests before finalizing a candidate for a job role.

Relationship Framework – A Better Approach

In our line of work we have observed one thing and that is the employer and employee relationship is based on emotion and understanding. Of course a more traditional approach is to think of it as a transactional relationship where one party pays the other to perform a task. All employers these days follow the relationship framework and work towards mutual benefit of employees and that is how many firms are able to hire the best creative employees.

Creative Employees Belong To Creative Circles – Capitalize On It

Let’s assume that you have creative employees working for your organization. One thing you need to understand is that people usually tend to have social circles based on their personalities and common interests. So if you are looking to hire creative employees ask your existing employees to spread the word on a job opening in their circles.

The Compensations – Monetary & Benefits

The HR department must always keep an eye on the changing market trends and have proper polices regarding promotions, succession planning and abundant benefits and allowances for different level of employees. A satisfied employee will also give the highest productivity and would work towards the betterment of the organization. Moreover to retain a creative employee, the HR needs to be creative themselves in offering best packages to keep these employees around.

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Conclusion

Innovation is creativity with a job to do. The more creative the person is, the more passionate he will be and the more passionate he will be, the more he would think out of the box. You would want to hire someone who would modify the old patterns, who wouldn’t just live in a nutshell.