Human resources management is more art than science, and most HR managers wouldn't have it any other way. But there may be days when you wish you could just plug numbers into an accounting formula to get an idea of a job applicant's potential value to the company. Happily, it turns out there are some ways to "quantify" a candidate's potential contribution. Here are some things to consider:
One other note: When it's your turn to be the candidate—instead of the hirer—keep these "valuation" components in mind. They're a great way to convince your interviewer how valuable you'd be to the company.