When companies make bad hiring choices, they’re making costly mistakes. Not only does it impact their bottom line, it also affects their office productivity and employee morale.
While there is no guaranteed method for completely avoiding bad hires, there are ways to significantly reduce your risks of choosing the wrong candidate while ensuring you’re attracting the best candidates for your positions.
To help you get started, we’ve put together recruitment tips for job-seekers
1. Resume solicitation and selection:
The first action of employee recruitment, after the posting of a job, is resume solicitation and selection.
It is not possible to go through thousands of delivered resumes, the best way is to batch-select the ones that reach within one week or so and if the convenient number builds up a resume-scanning software can be used or resumes are manually reviewed.
2. Qualification standards:
It is vital to evidently set qualification standards, .e.g., based on professional and educational qualifications and skills, clear of unsuitable resumes that will simply waste time and energy.
3. Multiple interviews:
A rushed or superficial interview process can be pricey. Hence, it is advisable to conduct multiple interviews, especially when there is logistical hindrance to, face to face interviews, phone, Skype or other arrangements.
It is not easy to never ever make a bad hire, but the objective is to reduce the frequency by incorporating the correct steps to avoid it. Pay good attention to your job listings, provide simple applying tools, look after candidate relationships and make full use of social platforms. Every step will aid you to enhance your candidate selection and eventually your chances of hiring the “ideal” candidate.