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A Quick Introduction to Recruitment and Interviewing

A Quick Introduction to Recruitment and Interviewing

As the owner of a small business, you will often have to deal with a huge initial volume of work, and you may have already decided the time is right to take on a new employee. Setting up a proper recruitment and selection process is a tricky and time-consuming process, but if you conduct the process in a structured way you maximise your chances of finding a truly excellent candidate. This article is a quick introduction to the process of recruitment from a small business’s point of view. For more in-depth guides on various aspects of the process, check out: Recruitment Graduate recruitment Interviewing Discrimination How do I work out whether I need an employee? As a small business, hiring an employee will represent an important and significant expense that you could be tied into for many ... »

Interviewing

Interviewing

The most crucial part of the recruitment process, interviewing is a skill it pays to get right. A good interview will provide you with all you need to know about a candidate to allow you to make an informed decision. This article covers the planning and preparation you need to do before conducting interviews, as well as a guide to the interview process itself. You will also learn how to avoid some of the common mistakes made by employers when conducting interviews. What do I do before the interview process? The planning stage is perhaps the most essential; if you don’t prepare the interview process properly, you will end up with a slew of unsuitable candidates you will have to spend time and money wading through. Follow these steps to get it right: Establish selection criteria. Create sele... »

Recruiting & Interviewing

Introduction When you take on new staff, identifying your requirements and planning how you fill your vacancy is important to ensure you get the best person for the job. This guide takes you through what you have to think about before and during the recruitment process, starting from deciding what you need and where you are going to recruit through to the interview and the offer letter. And it reminds you that you need to be sure that you treat all candidates fairly and avoid discrimination for example on grounds of their sex or race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, or because they have a disability. »