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.
Many organizations serve customers who speak languages other than English, and thus they require employees to have specific bilingual skills. If that describes your organization, make sure you can defend the language requirement. As one employer recently learned, that may mean having to disclose otherwise confidential information in court.
Every company wants managers who can efficiently identify, define and resolve problems. Don’t assume that management applicants with top references and experience have great analytical skills. Instead, find out for yourself by asking some of these questions.