When buying equipment, many companies adopt a value engineering approach to ensure that it does all of the tasks required for the best price. This is achieved by first producing a detailed specification of the tasks that the equipment is required to perform. When it comes to hiring people many companies fail to do this, letting themselves and the employee down.
The problem is that many companies focus on the wrong things. They are so busy focusing on putting the legal paperwork in place to protect themselves in the event that the employee fails to meet their requirements that they fail to put in place the very measures that would prevent that happening in the first place.Â (more…)