I once interviewed a job candidate for a staff assistant position who come in for her interview after a day at the beach. I couldn’t help but study her attire as she entered my office. As she plopped down in the chair opposite me, placing her large, sand stained beach bag on the floor, […]
Nothing is more frustrating to employers and job seekers as a job advertisement that is unclear as to the job description. When a job posting is not crystal clear as to the employers’ expectations the ad may draw responses, but most may not be qualified.
Hiring the right people for every open position is critical for any human resource executive, corporate recruiter, and manager. As most employers realize, a bad hire can be detrimental to the success of a company.
Businesses are always looking for unique ways to attract the best candidates to their businesses. To get the cream of the crop these 10 businesses have shown their creativity.
Transcript of ESBHR Podcast #22: Tips on Orienting Your New Employee Listen to the audio. I can’t believe that we are at the end of the hiring series of podcasts! Orienting employees during their first few days is an essential step and a management best practice that every business should incorporate into their new hiring process; […]
Let’s go over a new hire checklist and pre-orientation plan for your new hire. The new hire checklist is a tool that you can use to ensure that you don’t miss any important paperwork relating to your new employee and to ensure that your employee gets the information that they need on their first few days of working with you.
Don’t play games with the candidate by offering an artificially low salary just to see if you can get away with it. Whenever possible, offer your job candidates what is appropriate for the job market and appropriate for your company.
ESBHR Podcast #21: New Hire Checklist- An Onboarding Best Practice (4 min, 34 sec) In Episode 21, I review a short list of items that you’ll want to include in your new hire checklist. The new hire checklist is a tool that you can use to ensure that you don’t miss any important paperwork relating […]
How many kids do you have? Where does your husband work? When meeting someone new, these are harmless questions that help us get to know the other person. If you’re interviewing a job applicant, though, these questions could get you in trouble.
As mentioned here on Easy Small Business HR before, hiring can be an incredibly difficult process, necessitating careful screening in order to hire the best employee possible. One mistake could end up costing you many dollars in either lost productivity or having to fire and retrain someone else for the position.