The recruitment process is a much lauded journey for any hiring manager who is searching for their next top employee. Each step can be a delicate process without an adequate amount of preparation done prior or understanding the valued importance of each step.
How to build an effective recruitment process
If you’re finding it challenging to hire top employees, there may be several contributing factors affecting this outcome. For example you may be taking too long – and jobseekers do not wait around during a slow hiring process. Or you may not have asked the right job interview questions to uncover a candidate’s suitability for the job.
If you feel that your recruitment process could be improved, have a look at our practical tips for being better prepared, along with methods to streamline and enhance your ability to find the right employee. Alternatively, contact us for help recruiting the ideal candidate for your team.
How to write a job description
Are you currently recruiting for a new staff member and wondering where to begin? Do you know whether you’re planning to recruit a contract, temporary or permanent hire? To make the recruitment process as efficient as possible, you need to make sure your job description is as effective as possible.
If you're the hiring manager who has to whittle down that big pile of resumes, it's a task that can quickly become overwhelming and create delays during the recruitment process. So, how can you review resumes more efficiently and hasten up the process – without running the risk of missing or disqualifying star candidates?
As a hiring manager, it's easy to feel that there aren't enough hours in the day to meet every candidate who submitted a great resume. Conducting an effective job interview process however is key to securing the best talent, whether it’s meeting the jobseeker in-person or over Skype.
A reference check forms a key part of the hiring process, providing independent insights into a candidate’s past work performance and cultural fit. There are plenty of candidates who can look outstanding on paper and come across brilliantly during an interview, so it’s important to follow-up interviews with a reference check.
Making a job offer
You're satisfied that you've picked the right candidate, and now it's time to make it official with a job offer. Before you reach out to the candidate, there are some things you'll want to have checked off your list so that the recruitment process goes as smoothly as possible.
As a hiring manager, you should strive to set up new employees for success from day one. The importance of effectively introducing and onboarding new employees into your organisation cannot be underestimated. Make sure you have an onboarding plan in place and make the time to properly introduce your new team member to the organisation.