Finding the right talent isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Simply throwing together a basic job description and pairing a résumé may find a candidate who can complete the duties on paper, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that candidate is a good match for the position or company. So much of an employee’s success at an organization depends on whether the cultural fit is right, and a basic job description isn’t enough to determine how an employee will adapt.

Instead, employers should also include a daily job preview in the description, says Sheryl Kovach, president and CEO of Kandor Group, a human resources consulting firm in Houston. This allows a candidate to do a self-assessment to decide if the job would be a good match.

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