No matter how many times you do it, searching for a new employee is a guessing game — it’s impossible to know if the employee will be a perfect fit or a dud until that person starts working for you.
Regardless of this fact, gathering as much information as possible is still your best shot for finding excellent employees who add value to your company. Here’s how to do it:
First, find out if it’s the right time for your company to hire new employees.
Scope Out Potential Applicants
Once you decide you are ready to add more people to your team, check out these creative ways to find potential applicants. Professional networking sites like LinkedIn are another great recruiting tool.
Meet the Jobseekers
Before you plunge into the fun-filled experience known as interviews, knowing “The 8 Interview Questions You Need to Ask When Hiring” will make the process easier. Some say employers are better off ditching resumes as a means of assessing an applicant’s skills. You decide.
Choose a Candidate
Now for the hard part: deciding who to hire. As you weigh your options, here are some ways to make a decision:
Also, If you are going to take a look at a job applicant’s Facebook profile, make sure you don’t get sued and read this first.
Training the New Hire
Congratulations, you and an applicant have found a match! It’s in your interest to help that person quickly get up to speed as an employee. Read this for tips on how make the transition as smooth as possible.
Filling Specific Roles
Here are tips on how to hire employees with certain skills:
As industries become increasingly globalized, outsourcing jobs has become a common practice. Before you pay someone to work for you overseas, read these tips first:
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