How to Hire the Right People for the Right Jobs
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- This program provides the training, tools and resources needed to improve your hiring skills. It covers both technical and soft skills training and it connects hiring managers to their Human Resource (HR) departments to achieve the best possible outcome for the company. Also, the materials are helpful for small businesses looking to develop their HR hiring processes.
- Basic understanding of hiring personnel
How to Hire the Right People for the Right Jobs is a training program designed for managers to improve their hiring skills. Hiring personnel is one of the most important job functions you will ever have in your career, yet it is seldom formally taught and often perfected through trial and error. The goal of this program is to provide a framework for improving your hiring skills using proven method techniques as well as soft skills training to ensure you are considering everything each candidate has to offer. The people you choose to join your team will directly affect you, your career path, your department, and the company at large. How well and how seriously you approach this responsibility will affect your own personal success. Hiring talent is a learned skill, and the most productive and successful teams are led by managers who commit due diligence to the hiring process. Don’t leave hiring up to chance without a plan! This program provides the training, tools and resources needed to improve your hiring skills. It covers both technical and soft skills training and it connects hiring managers to their Human Resource (HR) departments to achieve the best possible outcome for the company. Also, the materials are helpful for small businesses looking to develop their HR hiring processes. We hope you enjoy the course and may your next hire be your best hire!
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- Hiring managers and any leadership positions responsible for hiring employees
How to Hire the Right People for the Right Jobs is a program that provides a framework for improving your hiring skills. We begin by giving an overview of the full program. Next, we highlight how becoming an effective hiring manager is a skill that can be taught, and even improved upon. Then, we cover why hiring quality employees is so incredibly important to you and your company. Being a successful hiring manager will secure your role as a top-notch manager and it will ensure the growth, profitability and success of your company as a whole.
In this chapter, we address the different ways this program can benefit people at different stages in their careers. From a first-time hiring manager to a seasoned veteran, this program can help you to hone your skills, get you up-to-date on the latest recruitment techniques, and invigorate your passion and excitement to hire the very best candidates available. Bottom line, this program will help you no matter where you are in your career.
As you well know, it is your job to hire the right person for the right job. The way you do this is to be prepared, organized, and even practice how you plan to do a live interview. Great candidates are not hired by chance! They are found by hiring managers who are prepared and actively looking for excellence. That is exactly what this chapter is all about. We illustrate how to know precisely what you are looking for and think through how you might gather that information, beyond what is written on a resume. We also cover what you need to practice before you meet with a candidate.
A hiring manager’s role is important because choosing the right person can make or break your company, and quite honestly, it can make or break your career as well. Your goal should be to find people who can not only do the job well but who are passionate about your company. We provide guidance on how you can identify your hiring needs in order to hire the right people for the right jobs. In this chapter, we cover how to evaluate your top performers to identify common traits of a successful employee. Next, we cover how to create effective job descriptions, identify potential career paths, and highlight how to focus on a candidate’s potential and enthusiasm.
The cost of employment is on the rise, so it is important that you focus on hiring top talent to compensate for this increased cost. In order to do this, you will need a clear understanding of your departmental landscape. Through performance analysis, you can identify talent gaps and create a roadmap for positions needed now and in the future. This chapter provides guidance on how to navigate this necessary step.
Preparation is key when it comes to hiring great job candidates. In this chapter, we cover the beginning stages of the interview process, from finalizing the job description, to working with HR to determine an offer package, to posting the position, and even creating your Interview Portfolio Kit. Once you have everything prepared, then you are ready to start receiving applicants and reviewing who you are interested in meeting with.
Properly narrowing your candidate list will help you select the top candidates to interview, and potentially hire. In this chapter, we cover how to identify the best candidates over the best resumes, how to review their social media presence and LinkedIn profiles, and how best to vet internal candidates.
We firmly believe that you need to be yourself when interviewing candidates. Yes, HR will have guidelines on what they expect and what you can and cannot ask. By all means, use that information, but find a way to deliver it in a way that is natural to you. The more comfortable and confident you are when speaking with a candidate, the better the interview will go. Plus, you’ll inspire great candidates to really shine and the weak ones to become more obvious. We provide ways to mix and match different interview style questions to create a comfortable yet productive conversation.
In this chapter, we cover different interview styles to consider. Each has a purpose for drawing out specific information on a candidate and we suggest that you adopt a blended interview style that best fits your personality. We cover the benefits of each type and you can consider what is best for your needs.
Now that you have a better understanding of the different interview styles to consider, now you need to put together an interview plan. Your first step is to create an Interview Questionnaire Form and we have included a sample form for your reference. This form is vital to hiring the best candidate! It will help you define exactly what you are looking for and it gives you a standard for comparing candidates. Lastly, we review the steps necessary to select your interview questions, provide tips for reviewing resumes, help you prepare your introduction speech, and stress the importance of practicing.
Interview Questionnaire Form – This form helps you prepare for the interview, develop and maintain a standard for comparing multiple candidates, and offers a consistent rating system.