Right now in today’s world, it is extremely hard to be a manager of a business. The worries associates with COVID-19 and all the other craziness going on makes every day challenging. So many people have lost their jobs and are out looking for new ones.
There are so many important things to keep in mind as you continue to bring employees back or starting to hire new ones. With all the uncertainties going on, it can be a lot of stress knowing the right things to do. There are some things you can think about to ease your mind and make it a little easier.
- Have A Plan
Before you bring in the potential employee, you should already have a plan in place of what is needed and where they are needed. The size of many companies and businesses is needing to be downsized. When you begin to bring employees back, you don’t want to overwhelm things and bring too many back at one time.
Having a written out description of what you want out of the employee will benefit you greatly. Knowing what you can offer the employee in the benefits package will help when interviewing. The potential employee has expectations just as you do.
- Advertise What You Are Looking For
When you have decided exactly who and what you are looking for in the employee that you hire on, it is time to act on it. In today’s world, you have a multitude of ways that you can advertise a job position being needed. If you want to pay for the advertising, there are companies that can help to find the people looking for jobs.
- Interview and Hire Your Next Employee
Once you begin to receive resumes, you can start weeding through the ones you want to meet. Deciding on the people that will best fit the position you are needing to fill. Most likely, due to timing, you won’t be able to interview every single person who applies.
It is so easy to preconceive what you want in your mind, trying to get rid of that and see everyone as a blank canvas will help. They may possess the abilities that you didn’t realize you needed. Interviewing people can be intimidating for both parties, and giving them a chance to show you what they can do and offer you may benefit you both.
Do you have some effective hiring tips? Share them today via email. We would appreciate hearing what is working for you.
~ Written for us by our associate Gary Sorrell, Sorrell Associates, LLC. Copyright protected. All rights reserved