In Episode 12 of the Easy Small Business Employee Hiring and Managing Tips Podcast, I will discuss the key reasons why employee reference checking is an important next step. I will also provide you with 4 reference checking tips to ensure that the reference process goes smoothly. Read the transcript Watch the video
Hiring Tip: How to Phone Screen Job Candidates
Transcript of ESBHR Podcast #3: How to Phone Screen Job Candidates Listen to the audio version here In an earlier podcast, “Want To Hire The Best? Pick Up The Phone” I shared with you the reasons why it is important to put a little effort into pre-screening job applicants by phone. Now let’s focus on the […]
Four Employment Reference Checking Tips For Managers
Reference checking is an important part of the interviewing and hiring process, yet so many supervisors are unsure of either how to go about checking references, or why they should even take the time to check references on their job applicants. When you have found your perfect job…
ESBHR Podcast 11: You’re Done With Your Interviews- Now What?
You’ve prepared your job description and interview questions and have interviewed several candidates. You’re ready to make a decision about who you should hire! What are the next steps? I’ll walk you through the next phase in the process in Episode 11 of Employee Hiring and Managing Tips. Watch the video. Read the transcript.
ESBHR Podcast 10: The Face to Face Interview: Assessing What is Said, (And Not Said)
Listening to your applicant’s responses is just as important if not more important than asking the right questions. In episode 10 of my Employee Hiring and Managing Tips Podcast, I’ll discuss how you should begin to think about deciphering the responses of your job applicant. Watch the video. Read the transcript.
Just My Opinion: Should Companies Not Hire The Unemployed?
The article, “Out Of Work Job Applicants Told Unemployed Need Not Apply” is all the buzz for those who have seen it in HR circles. It was even shared in an HR group that I’m a member of on Linked In. I read the article. It describes how companies are posting job listings with the caveat…
ESBHR Podcast 9: Setting The Stage For Your Interview– Building Rapport
One of the keys to a successful interview is helping your job applicant to feel as comfortable as possible; or as comfortable as anyone can feel when being interviewed! Take a little time before the start of the actual interview to make small talk with your job applicant. It will help you both to relax […]
ESBHR Podcast 8: Don’t Ever Ask These Interview Questions
Are you unsure about the types of questions that you can or cannot ask while interviewing job candidates? Join me as I explore the questions that you want to avoid asking job candidates during the interview and why. Upcoming episodes in the hiring series will focus on building rapport during your interview, how to assess […]
Five Timeless Recruitment and Hiring Tips
The following is an edited article that I wrote in 2009 during the height of the economic downturn. These five recruitment and hiring tips are timeless as well as useful, regardless of the economic climate as you think about your recruitment and hiring processes:
ESBHR Podcast 7: The Best Interview Questions To Ask Any Candidate
This podcast will focus on what I think are five of the best types of interview questions to ask, no matter what type of job it is that you are interviewing for. I’ll also cover the reasons why you should ask these specific interview questions. Watch the video. Read the transcript.