Given all you have to do when running a business, are you feeling good more times than not on those you decide to hire?
Yes, hiring workers can be a tricky proposition when you stop and think about it?
Hire too many of the wrong people and it can have impacts on your business. Many of these are not things you would call positive.
So, how are you going about the hiring process to get it right as often as possible?
Can the Internet Play a Role?
According to CMD Recruitment, 76 percent of hiring personnel claim finding the right candidates is the greatest challenge.
With that in mind, are you part of that 76 percent or are you in fact having a lot of success landing the right employees?
One option in trying to hire the right employees is turning to the Internet.
By going online, you can do background searches for starters.
Keep in mind that such searches may or may not land you the information you want to find out about a prospect. That said attempting to do such a search is better than no effort at all. The last thing you want when hiring is surprises that could have been discovered in an online search.
In doing such a search, not only enter their full name and other key details you have on them, also look at social media. Are they active on one or more social sites? If yes, is there anything that would be of concern to you? This tends to be things like comments, images and so on.
Finally, if hiring one who will make deliveries for you or going out to meet clients, a good driving record is key.
So, what if the individual has a history of traffic tickets and even one or more auto accidents? Would you still consider hiring them?
You can go online and do a traffic ticket lookup.
In the event a prospect has a bad
At the end of the day, let the Internet be a help when considering hiring someone.
Does Your Company Attract People?
As important as knowing who you may be hiring is, don’t sleep on the job you do promoting your company to prospects.
Yes, it is important to make your company as attractive as possible to as many individuals as you can. If you have a company that is not attractive looking to those seeking jobs, how can you expect to fill positions?
This means you have the following to offer a prospect:
· Competitive salary
· Healthcare benefits when needed
· Room to grow in the company
· Fun atmosphere with which to work in
· No office politics
· Flexibility in work schedule
By focusing on those areas and others, chances are you can get the right people in the right positions.
Sure, hiring is a big part of what you do for your business.
That said will you more times than not get it right or strike out?