Perhaps you’ve had this happen to you: a candidate spends many hours convincing you that they are dependable, reliable, and exactly what you are looking for, and then leaves you and your organization high and dry when you offer them the position. This is reneging, and we must understand why it happens in order to prevent it and respond appropriately.
Davida Ginter is the Founder and CEO of Enkindle Global and the author of the book “Burning Out Won’t Get You There”. She specializes in Participatory Leadership processes, and operates on a global scale to support leaders and organizations with preventing burnout, cultivating wellbeing, and developing emotional resilience.
What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?
Listening to the employees’ needs starts with asking deep questions and being willing to explore.