6 Lessons Learned: Careers

Tips on Hiring The Right Candidates

If you run a business or work as a recruitment manager in a certain form thus where your food comes from. Incompetent and unknowledgeable candidate may result in decline in business activities. The the status of your enterprise and your may be spoiled in return. Wrong candidates can make some people lose their jobs in the company. Avoid hiring illegal employees at all cost and follow the right protocol because without money you are a dead animal. This is some of the tips that can make you not hire bad employees.

Members of your team should also be part of the discussion. It is not the sole duty of the hiring manager as believed to be the one conducting the interview. This is dangerous as you will only using your view point and judgment which may either be wrong or right. Involving your team in the interview process will be an advantage to you as you will get different viewpoints and finally make correct decision. From group interview you can judge if the candidate will be able to be incorporated in your team by judging his personality. The candidate will be the best fit judging by compatibility of his personality with those of your candidates. Ask the candidate tough interview questions. To know the preparation, character, and intelligence of the candidate ask tough questions.

Checking the references is mandatory. Contacts of the old employers, and people who are close to the candidates are always contained in the references. Calling all the judges will give you different external angles on the candidates. Weaknesses, strengths, experience, timeliness, skills, reliability, and attendance are some of the things that you should call to ask. From this you can compare with what you have and make a judgment.

It is also advisable that you use the resume. Resume shows one’s history; his education background, past experiences, achievements, qualifications and achievements. Besides resume make an additional step to call candidates and ask them unexpected questions. As the hiring manager it is advisable not to use resume only but to make an additional step by calling the candidates to see how they can answer questions when they are under pressure. You should not solely depend on the information on the resume as some do lie on the resumes.

Hiring manager should also know the position the candidate is applying for. Knowing the position will make the hiring manager prepare the exact interview questions. Wrong interview questions may fail a skilled candidate who was supposed to be hired. With correct interview questions you will also be able to test the skills of the interviewee.