I hope till now you all must have watched the movie ‘The Jungle Book’ An animal kingdom where a man’s child is trying to keep his feet, a well-built panther Bagheera, a free-spirited bear Baloo, a man hater ShareKhan and a confident group of wolves. All species in a single habitat sharing the knowledge and surviving. When I was watching the movie, I just started connecting the movie with the process of hiring. Right from the recruiter sending in the candidates till the onboarding. And, what I realized and learned too, some good lessons for hiring managers. So what all hiring lessons we can learn from The Jungle Book?
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Think of the best employee of your company. Who is he/she? Let’s say, Michael or Emma. Now imagine that you have a team of 10 Michael or Emma in your organization. Awesome... Isn’t it? How easier your life would have been and how much more profit you could make?
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A personal interview remains the most important part of hiring. Large organizations usually own a team of experts that work hard and put a lot of research to set the interview process. The well-structured interview processes help them evaluate various metrics and hire the desired candidate, but smaller companies usually lack this amount of time, resources, and research. For SMEs hiring is mostly a seasonal activity and the onus of hiring the right person lies on the hiring manager and his hiring team. (I have observed this type of situation at departmental level of even large organizations) Beware! An unstructured interview can lead to subjective evaluation based on biases and first impressions. Hence, it is very crucial shaping the interview in a way that helps you find the right fit for the job and your team. Here in this blog, I present 9 interviewing tips to master the art of interviewing that will help you in overcoming your hiring challenges.
How do you find QUALITY candidates for your company? or Are you able to find QUALITY candidates? As you strive to hire the best and brightest professionals, you just cannot believe on your gut feeling. There should be something more efficient and reliable means of gaining insights into the capabilities and traits of prospective employees. And that something is pre-employment skill testing.
How much time do you spend searching for a right candidate? How do you allocate the budget to make new hires? Probably more time and money than you need to be. With high costs and time associated with talent acquisition, your company cannot afford to ignore these recruiting tips. Here are three recruiting tips that will speed up your recruiting process.
It is difficult to imagine a life without social media. Similarly, a business without social media, a big NO! In this world of Social Media Marketing, a business spends a lot of time thinking about how can they use social media to attract customers and increase their fan following. Social Media not only helps business or organizations attract customers but also to connect with the potential candidates essential to the company. Social media has transformed the way people work, communicate and even, search the potential candidate for the organization. Gone are the days of ‘hard to find’ talent. Now, social media has made it possible to contact potential candidates directly. Posting job opportunities on social media platforms is less expensive than the use of specialized publications and paid websites. Traditional resumes are almost on the verge of extinction. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+ profiles are the new resumes to be evaluated.
How do you find the right people for the right job? How do you know the employee will be effective and productive in the long run? Hiring good employees and ensuring that you get the right people in the right job is difficult. Whether a big or small company must always take necessary steps to try and make sure that they are hiring the best employee for the position available. Here are seven proven steps you can implement to hire the right people in your organization.