At the end of 2016, we took feedback from 40 of our clients to make improvements to BlueCrew and ensure our employees are the most prepared workers in the industry!
With a completely redesigned screening and training process, you can rest assured knowing every new BlueCrew team member has all the tools and is ready to jump into work.
The new phone screens ensure that we are passing employees who adhere to BlueCrews quality standard and are looking for the types of jobs we provide. We have found the most successful workers possess the following characteristics:
We center our screening process around assessing these traits.. We ask behavioral and situational questions and score candidate based on their answers and attitude. To judge reliability, we accumulate a candidate reliability score before a candidate even attends an orientation. Candidates book interviews through our app similar to accepting jobs, so we get early insight into their reliability right off the bat. If a candidate schedules and misses a few phone screens, they will not be moved forward in our process as reliability is so key to success on our platform.
We use the first half of this session as an in person interview to access a candidate’s input skills and previous work experience. If a candidate passes the phone screen but shows up unprepared or unpresentable to the orientation, they will not be hired. After the initial skills vetting, we dive into BlueCrew training and cover the following:
One of the main points we drive home in the orientations is our Zero Tolerance policies that are the quickest way to lose access to the BlueCrew platform. These offenses hurt companies and ruin opportunities for other team members who want to work.
The first day of work at a new job is stressful and exciting for everyone. Finding directions, parking, meeting the supervisor, and clocking in all collide on the first day shuffle. On top of ensuring all BlueCrew workers have transportation and arrival instructions to the job the night before, we really wanted to leverage the BlueCrew community to share useful information and tips about job sites. After shift employees are now able to review companies and leave tips about parking, the work, or the coworkers to make sure everyone knows what to expect at each company. (All review require our approval before they are displayed).