Things That You Should Look Into While Hiring Candidates.
The mother of all your survivals is your enterprise or the firm you are working in as a hiring manager. Incompetent and unknowledgeable candidate may result in decline in business activities. The the status of your enterprise and your may be spoiled in return. It may also make you lose your job and some members of the company too. Without money you will be useless so avoid hiring illegal employees at all cost. This is some of the tips that can make you not hire bad employees.
Your team members should be included in the interview process. It si not a tradition that only the hiring manager can do the interview process. This is dangerous as you will only using your view point and judgment which may either be wrong or right. With your team backing you up in the interview process you will get different perspectives thus aids you in making the final right decision. From group interview you can judge if the candidate will be able to be incorporated in your team by judging his personality. The candidate will be the best fit judging by compatibility of his personality with those of your candidates. You can also ask the interviewee tougher questions. Preparedness, character and intelligence of the interviewer will come to light from the questions.
Make sure you check the references. The references always show you the contacts of the former employers, close relatives, and their contacts. Call all the referees and get the external viewpoints of the candidate. In case you call don’t hesitate to ask the candidates experience, weakness, strength, skills, punctuality, skills, attendance, and reliability. From this you can compare with what you have and make a judgment.
It is also advisable that you use the resume. Resume shows one’s history; his education background, past experiences, achievements, qualifications and achievements. Apart from the resume go extra mile of calling the candidates on the phone and asking them questions they did not expect. As the hiring manager it is advisable not to use resume only but to make an additional step by calling the candidates to see how they can answer questions when they are under pressure. You should not solely depend on the information on the resume as some do lie on the resumes.
The position the candidate is applying for should be at the finger tip of the hiring manager. This will enable you to ask correct interview questions without fumbling. The candidate may get confused and fail interview questions if the hiring manager has prepared questions for a different view hence missing on a chance that the candidate was supposed to get. With correct interview questions you will also be able to test the skills of the interviewee.