Effective Recruitment- Don’t hire a lemon
Effective recruitment tips. The Recruitment Alternative can help take the stress out of hiring the right staff.
So if you’d like some help we can identify and attract great candidates.
Furthermore, we will pick the most suitable candidates for you to interview.
Addressing three important aspects of the recruitment process can help increase your success.
Defining the job
Especially relevant is a current job description and job specification.
Because these documents help define the role it’s vital to have these ready and up to date.
So the job description should contain:
- job title
- duties and responsibilities
- working conditions
And the job specification should detail the required:
Keeping these documents updated for key positions is good practice even for small organisations.
Defining the candidate
Be careful as the job seeker might look great on paper with all of the skills and experience you need. How will they fit in with the current team and your unique company culture?
Thinking about personal attributes of your new employee is just as important as making sure they have the right skills for the job.
Interviews are your chance to gauge an applicant’s experience, expectations and communication skills. You can also see whether you think their personality and level of professionalism would be a good fit for your organisation.
Effective recruitment Interview questions must be relevant to the specific job and the applicant’s ability to do the job.
Structure effective recruitment interview questions. Make them relevant to the specific job and the applicant’s ability to do the job.
So try to avoid questions about:
- gender, religious practices, height and weight, disability, age, ethnic origin or sexual orientation
In addition, the experienced recruitment consultants at The Recruitment Alternative can help guide you through this process.