The Role of Passion in the Hiring Process
There are a lot of aspects to consider when interviewing candidates for an open position - skill set, years of experience, ability to fit into the company culture, etc. The list goes on and on. However, there's one factor that many companies completely overlook, and it can often come back to haunt them.
That factor is passion.
A candidate's passion for what they do could be considered the "X Factor" of any search. That's because when a person has passion for their job, they're compelled and they're driven to not only carry out the duties of the position, but also to do so extraordinarily well. For people with passion, going through the motions is not an option. In fact, it's not even a consideration.
Here are three reasons why employers should hire people with passion over people who lack it:
- They're more productive