Prior to candidate interviews prepare interview score cards that include the questions that you plan to ask in one column, a column for scoring candidate responses, i.e. 1 – 5, and a place for the total score. All interviewers should… Continue reading
One of the most important aspects of recruiting is preparing for job interviews. However, because of operational responsibilities, many hiring managers do not have the time to prepare properly, which can result in significant re-hiring and re-training expense. Here… Continue reading
Selecting a recruiting firm is like diving into a pool; you need to be sure that there is water in there before you dive. The following are some important questions to ask when selecting a recruiting firm. The… Continue reading
When preparing job descriptions, include only requirements that have been proven to correlate with success for the job and your company, rather than anecdotal information. Include “soft” requirements, i.e. attitude, behavior, professionalism, courtesy, appropriate dress, enthusiasm, and energy. CNI Recruiting.
When discussing your open positions and your company with candidates, be candid. Explain both the challenges and the rewards. Doing so may result in some candidates withdrawing, but these are candidates who would probably not be a fit. CNI Recruiting.
References matter. Of course most references will be reluctant to say anything negative about a candidate. However, you can make reference checking a valuable component of recruiting by asking probing questions. For example: What did you do to help… Continue reading
While compensation is not always the deciding factor for candidates, it is always key. Don’t be “penny- wise and pound-foolish” with your compensation offers. Many candidates are being recruited by more than one company, especially if they are… Continue reading
Start your hiring process by preparing a written Job Description that includes required and preferred criteria. Consider only candidates who meet every required criteria. Don’t select a candidate who excels in one area but is lacking in another. … Continue reading
Elevate your company. You want your company to be at the top of the candidate’s list when you are ready to make a job offer. One way to do this is to include your company’s advantages i.e. location,… Continue reading
One of the most important ABC’s of recruiting is really ABR: Always Be Recruiting. Devote time to recruiting even if you currently don’t have any open positions… https://www.cnirecruiting.com/recruiting-tips-for-hiring-managers/