In the competitive business world, we all know for a fact that job vacancies have certain qualifications. They create a boundary that filters out people who are more experienced and suitable for the role.
The most common qualification that job employers are looking for is the job experience of the candidate. This is one factor that makes fresh graduates or under qualified employees have an extremely strenuous time in finding a job that falls right into their expertise. Any person or employee has to start from somewhere, but how do we expect candidates to gain or even have experience when almost all jobs require experience for them to start.
While there are several benefits to hiring experienced workers, there are also several reasons you might want to try hiring under-qualified employees. Here are 3 benefits in hiring under-qualified employees:
A Chance to Train the Candidate from Scratch
The inexperienced candidate is more susceptible and open to learning.
They are the people who possess an open mind and their willingness to learn is still quite high. The blank canvas creates an opportunity for you to mold them to your liking, there are no bad habits or things that will hinder you to develop their potential.
Unconventional Approach to Work
The employee has never had a job before or is still inexperienced. It might actually be beneficial in terms of the enthusiastic approach and the dash of creativity they might possibly bring to the table. When there are meetings, they might surprise you with their suggestions, ideas, and even how to solve particular problems. They will try to go outside their comfort zone and try to say what is on their mind rather than some veterans or more experienced people do.
Lower Salary and Benefit Expectations
Comparing the salary and benefits of an experienced worker from an inexperienced worker is quite on a different level of its own. More experienced workers tend to have higher salaries compared to those who are only starting. The business risk of the company to hire less experienced candidates is quite low.
Opening up an opportunity for candidates to enter your company to learn and gain experience has several advantages. Not only are you helping them learn, the company itself will also foster when they become an essential asset.
“The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.” –Benjamin Disraeli