Daily Employer Tip: Know What You Want

December 29th, 2010 | Hiring Resources | No Comments »

So you know you need to fill a position, but have you defined exactly what it is you need in a new employee? It may seem like commonsense, but all too often, people start aimlessly searching through resumes before they’ve determined desired hard and soft skills and personality attributes. It will be significantly easier to narrow down candidates if you first know what you want. Not sure what that is? Look at your current employees and determine what strengths in them work the best at your company. Then when you’re looking through resumes, you’ll find what you’re looking for more easily. (If you run into the opposite problem and aren’t finding enough resumes that fit your needs, check out this post.)