An average company spends about $4,000 to recruit, hire, and train new employees. If you hire the wrong person for the job, that’s a lot of money going down the drain. To help you avoid this, PowerTips TV gives remodelers great tips on how to avoid potential costs associated with hiring the wrong person for the job.

Owner of Zieba Builders in Southern California, Joe Zieba and his team developed an evaluation checklist that all potential employees must go through before getting hired. If you don't have a hiring criteria, you may consider emulating this hiring process.

Developing a multi-step hiring process, each applicant is scored on a 1-5 scale on four criteria: speaking, professionalism, level of energy, and their delivery of facts.

Each applicant throughout the process is given a score on these four criteria, along with details on areas in which they excel or fall short. This “makes identifying superstars faster and much more accurate.”

What is your company’s hiring process? What ways have you found helpful when looking for a new team member?

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