Vol. 4 Issue 5
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Successful Hiring Requires Focusing on Values
by Navid Dayzad
he success of an
immigration law firm relies
heavily on the strength
of your team of attorneys and
support staff. Therefore, hiring
the most appropriate employee
the first time around is critical.
There are many factors that
determine whether a candidate
is the right fit for a particular
position in your immigration
law firm, such as competence,
education, experience, skills,
behavioral styles, and values.
This article focuses on the role
of values in making a long-term,
Finding an employee whose values
fit the position is essential. Our
values are our invisible drivers
which indicate why we take the
actions we do. Values direct our
constant decision-making on the
job and determine how we allocate
our resources. Therefore, it is
important to first identify what
are your primary values. Based
What Values Best Compliment
Yours and Your Firm's?
on this reflection, you can then
select employees whose values
compliment and harmonize with
yours. In this way, you grow a
team that is unified rather than
fractured with tension.
One way to categorize values is
as follows: theoretical, utilitarian,
social, individualistic, traditional,
and aesthetic. As you read a
description of each, think about
which are your top three values.
Employees with what values
would most compliment your
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