WizeHire Tips20 years ago you could fill a job in no time. You only had to place one short want ad in the Classifieds section of the local newspaper. Within a few days you would attract all the applicants you needed. Applicants only had one place to go to find a job and that was to the newsstand and go through the paper. Times have changed Today there are many options for job seekers to find the right job. It’s increasingly harder for your business to get the right person’s attention. This post is designed to help you hire top talent. Know Who You Need Identifying your ideal hire is easy after a close examination of the type of person you need. If you’re hiring a replacement for a current position, think about the traits and skills of the person you’re replacing. What did you like about them? What did they do/not do that made you a little crazy? If it’s a new position, think about what you want this person to accomplish in a day. What will they be taking off your plate? What type of person would excel if given those tasks? Generate a list and keep it handy for the next steps.
- Know exactly the type of person you want to hire.
- Get your job post in front of job seekers by using their language.
- Evaluate candidates against top performers.
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