Category Archives: Hiring Tips

First, Last or Best?

The first person you interview is not like the first pancake – only for throwing out.  They may be the best of the lot.  Or the best may [..]

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Offers and backgrounds

Don’t make the mistake of giving offers of employment before you have checked the background.  Not just the formal references, but also the social media references and perhaps [..]

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Hiring Tip #36: Listen

Don’t “sell” the job in the interview.  Really listen to the answers to your questions.  Get your “gut” out of the way and investigate, seek, quest.

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Hiring Tip #31: Consistency in the questions

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Hiring Tip #19: What fills 70-85 percent of all jobs?

 Do you track how your open positions are filled? Have you found that 70-85 percent are filled by referrals or recommendations from current managers or employees?

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Hiring Tip #11: A list is not a job description

  Is your job description not bringing you the candidates you need? Is it just a generic to-do list for that group?  Why should anyone want the job?

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Hiring Tip #8: Do you have a checklist?

  Consistency is important for many reasons and a checklist will help you make sure that you don’t skip steps.

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