There comes a time when you need to hire someone to help you with your business. However, once you make the decision, the real work is just starting.
Before you even place an ad, you have to decide what the job is going to be. Do you need a part-time or full-time person? What types of things will you have this person do? It is important that you understand the job before you start looking for the right employee.
Struggling to hire a new employee? Here are some tips to help you find the perfect employee.
Take your time. No matter how desperately you need help, take your time. Go through all of your applicants and pick a few that stand out to bring in for the interview process. Do not hire the first applicant that you get!
Be prepared before you begin the interview process. Look through some interview books so you know what kind of questions that you want to ask. Make sure that the questions that ask will give you enough insight into their character so you can decide whether or not they might be a good fit for business.
Think about having two or more interviews. Sometimes you don’t really know a person (and they don’t know you) without spending a little time together. So, bring them in for two or more interviews. You can even invite another team member of management to the interview to get their feedback as to how well they might fit into your organization.
Pay them fairly. Though you are probably really careful with your money, it is important that you pay your employees what they are worth. If not, you are not going to get the kind of people that you want working for you.
Though it takes time to find the perfect employee, it is worth it once you find him or her. Don’t rush the process (or hire the first person that you see) or you might end up hiring someone that won’t work at all!
and of course…contact us if you need help… we can do this for you!