Hiring workers is about more than just finding qualified candidates, it is about finding workers who will seamlessly fit into your work environment and quickly adapt. But how do you determine which workers will thrive in your company? To know that, you must first understand what your company culture is. This may take some time as you and your team ask and answer questions until you can clearly articulate the core values of the company. Start by asking questions like “What does our company prioritize?” “What are the common traits among our current workers?” “What are our goals?” Once these questions are answered, you can have a concrete understanding of the identity of the company, which will then help you find the perfect candidates for any available labour jobs.
Understand Your Work Culture To Facilitate Great Hiring
What Does “Workplace Culture” Mean?
All companies have different values and work in a slightly different manner. The values a company holds and the way staff at all levels interact with one another greatly impacts the culture of a company. The company culture includes the values, goals, and practices of the business and it affects every team member. For example, some companies may value workers who are highly independent and who can work at different locations, versus another company that strongly values team collaboration and the benefits of working together in the same space. The values of the company also impact the culture: does your company focus on sustainable practices? Does your company rank customer satisfaction above all else? Or does your company value developing connections with other industry professionals? If you’re unsure what your workplace culture is, try to determine this to help your recruitment and hiring process.
Why Does Workplace Culture Impact Labour Staffing?
Hiring workers who fit seamlessly into your workplace culture makes all the difference. It benefits both the worker and the employer, as the worker will feel more satisfied with their position and the company will be happier with their work. When a staff member fits into the workplace culture, it means that their values and work ethic align with the rest of the company, which leads to lower rates of dissatisfaction with work and higher levels of coordination. This leads to more productivity as well as greater staff retention.
How Can A Workplace Find Employees Who Are A Good Fit With The Work Culture?
Hiring an employee who fits your workplace culture is an integral part of creating a team that works together, feels valued, and puts in their best effort, but it can be difficult to tell who those people are during an interview. While skills and certifications on paper are great, they don’t tell you about the worker as an individual. One of the best ways to ensure candidates will fit your workplace culture is to use a recruitment agency. By outsourcing labour placement to an experienced staffing agency, your company doesn’t have to worry about searching for identifiers for workplace culture fit in a single interview. Candidates who are partnered with a staffing agency will get an opportunity to have more in-depth conversations where they can fully elaborate their values and the workplace culture they are seeking. This allows the staffing agency to appropriately match individuals and employers.
Workplace Culture Staffing Solutions From Matrix Labour Leasing
Find the right workers for your workplace culture through Matrix Labour Leasing. At Matrix, we work one on one with candidates to assess their skills and abilities as well as their values and the type of culture they thrive in. We put in the time and effort to ensure that all of our candidates are well understood so that we can connect them with companies where they will boost productivity for the company while feeling valued as a worker. With over 18 years of experience placing workers in their ideal construction jobs, Matrix has generated over four million hours of employment. To receive staffing solutions for reliable workers who fit seamlessly within your company, contact Matrix Labour Leasing at 1-403-201-9520 or fill out the online contact form.
Q: Does Matrix Labour Leasing only specialize in construction staffing?
A: No, we also specialize in labour staffing across Canada for:
- Industrial Construction
- Commercial Construction
- Oil and Gas
- Pipeline Construction
Matrix can help you find workers in all levels of employment including roles as labourers, executives, and support.
Q: Where does Matrix operate?
A: While Matrix Labour Leasing is a Calgary owned and based business, our staffing agency places workers in construction jobs all across Canada and in the US.
Q: Can outsourcing my company’s hiring needs save me money?
A: Yes. By hiring professionals who have already invested in networking with quality candidates, you can save significant resources and get straight to the more qualified candidates for your roles.