When hiring employees, negligent hiring practices can doom the process. Learn from your colleagues’ successes – and avoid their pitfalls.
Smart interview questions, well-written job descriptions, and sharp interviewing result in hiring employees that work out well, AND make you look good in the process.
When the Resorts International Hotel in Atlantic City needed a full-time light and sound technician, the choice appeared simple. The two top candidates were equally qualified but, knowing that the casino ...
If you’re hunting for new hires, don’t just rely on the big Web sites
such as monster.com and careerpath.com. Instead, periodically browse
the Web sites of a handful of your competitors.
You check references before hiring, but ex-employers rarely offer honest opinions. So involve the candidate in the process.
There’s one thing that Gary Hirshberg, a self-described cheapskate, will spend good money on: people.
You’re tired of hiring consultants to train your staff. You want your
employees to learn about change management, teamwork and communication
skills by doing—not sitting and listening to “experts” lecture about
When a hiring manager makes you a fantastic job offer, calm yourself. Never accept an offer on the spot.
When interviewing for a job, determine whether the hiring manager cares
more about “hard” qualifications, such as your technical experience, or
“soft” skills, such as your work ethic.
Ask, “Who are the top three people you’ve recruited?”
You may figure that in today’s tight labor market beggars can’t be
choosers. But by prospecting for the best candidates and screening them
effectively, you can make the right call.
Make your broad salary requirements clear from the outset when applying for a job.