How to Hire the Best HR Manager for Your Business

How to Hire the Best HR Manager for Your Business
From Recruiter - March 20, 2017

Hiring an effective and experienced HR manager is essential to overall business success. You need to find a person who fits with the team, understands the ethos and goals of the company, and can beefficient in their role.

In order to make sure youre hiring the right person, you need a vigilant recruitment process. Consider the following steps to make sure you hire the best HR manager for your business:

Be Specific in the Job Description

The first part of recruiting is attracting those perfect candidates. Naturally, you want to select from the best pool of people available. In order to do this, you need a sleek and specific job description.

A job description must highlight the essential experience candidatesneed. Otherwise, you will end up with a sea of irrelevant resumes from unqualified applicants. For example, if you need somebody who has prior experience managing a team of more thanfifty people, put this in the description. Do they need experience with a certain type of performance management software? Highlight this as essential.

An important phrase to add to any job description is duties as assigned. This willensure that two months into the job, your new hire isnt complaining that a certain task theyre asked to carry out wasnt in the job description.

As well as making the job description specific, you want to highlight why working for your company is a great decision.What are employees looking for? A good paycheck and a job they enjoy are standard, but think about what other perks you can offer, such as flexible working hours or company cars, in order to entice talented candidates to your role.

Its also a good idea to use LinkedIn to see your applicantswork histories, skills, and endorsements from other people. This will help you zero in on the most qualified of the bunch.

What Questions Should You Ask During the Interview?

Its important to ask the standard, but critical HR questions during the interview to gauge your candidates knowledge and expertise. Throwing a few unusual questions into the mix can lead to some creative answers and allow you to really get to know the person youre interviewing.


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