Effective Hiring Strategies

Even the most experienced managers and human resources personnel can still have difficulty finding and hiring the perfect candidate for an open position. It can be difficult to determine if they will be right for the job or work well with the rest of the team. By learning how to utilize the information we have to find the best candidates and reviewing not only the job requirements, but the candidate’s attributes, you can hire the best people for your company.

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly. At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Know how to present the current open position
  • Develop a workable hiring strategy
  • Know how to determine which candidates to interview
  • Steps and techniques to use in an interview
  • Welcome newly hired employees
  • Find potential candidates for the position

Defining and Knowing the Position

  • Know the Position
  • Needs Analysis
  • Job Analysis
  • Task Analysis
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Hiring Strategy

  • Company Information
  • Salary Range
  • Top Performers
  • Cover to Cover Binders
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Lure in Great Candidates

  • Advertise Where Candidates Visit
  • Develop Corporate Citizenship
  • Treat Your Candidates Well
  • Look at the Competition
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Filtering Applicants to Interview

  • Put Lots of Weight on Cover Letters
  • Grading Resumes
  • Internet Search
  • Initial Phone Interview
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

The Interview (I)

  • Introduce Everyone
  • Use a Panel
  • Match the Interview to the Job
  • Types of Questions
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

The Interview (II)

  • Tell Me About My Company
  • Distractions
  • Interview More Than Once
  • Wrap Up
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Selection Process (I)

  • Testing
  • Look for Passion and Enthusiasm
  • Background Checks
  • Trust Your Instincts
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Selection Process (II)

  • Education Level vs. Experience
  • Have a Consensus
  • Keep Non-Hires on File
  • Checking References
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Making an Offer

  • Do it Quickly
  • Employment Details
  • Notify Rejected Candidates
  • Be Creative
  • Case Study
  • Assessment
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