Match the Candidates to the Job

The final step in the Job Matching process is to compare the job soft skills with the candidates so that you can interview and select more successfully.

Prospective candidates can be assessed using the Personal Talent questionnaire which produces a report that matches the benchmark report. Applicants can be screened using the results so that management time is spent on the candidates who exhibit the appropriate hard skills secure in the knowledge that they also have the behavioral style to succeed.

The Four Critical Steps to Hiring

  • Establish the Profile

    Make sure that you know what talent you are trying to hire. Start from scratch and take time to define the job rather than rushing and simply rehiring the person that you are replacing.    

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  • Develop the Process

    Successful hiring depends on having real choices. Write advertisements that will attract a large pool of candidates and have a process so that heavy response levels don’t stretch your resources    .

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  • Grade Candidates

    You can’t afford to rush the selection process. You need to have an effective screening process and evaluate candidate skills carefully in relation to the job profile you established.

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  • Evaluate and Execute

    It is essential to have a robust interviewing process. You need to have candidates interviewed thoroughly and then check references and do background checks.

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