How to Hire a Shift Leader

Does your growing business need a Shift Leader? Shift Leaders can help your company improve customer experiences.

Here are some tips to help you find great shift leader candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Shift Leaders search for Jobs on Indeed*


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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $11.70 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$25.40 hourly
  • Find more information on Indeed Salary

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Shift Leader?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your customer experience. A great shift leader hire can help your business improve customer service and ensure that all of your employees remain engaged. This can greatly improve your business and create customers for life.

• Better customer service
• Higher employee engagement
• Increased employee retention

Skills to look for in a great Shift Leader

A great shift leader candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Scheduling employees
• Enforcing the rules
• Preventing theft
• Communicate with customers
• Solve customer problems
• Team Work

Writing a Shift Leader job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified shift leader candidates. A shift leader job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for shift leader jobs, such as:

• Shift Manager
• Assistant Manager
• Shift Supervisor

Interviewing Shift Leader candidates

Strong candidates for shift leader positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Handle difficult customers
• Discipline an employee
• Food safety

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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