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Want to Hire the Right Person? Read this...

Posted by Erin Borgerson on April 4, 2014

Hiring the right person doesn't have to be hard, as long as you have the right tools. The hiring equation is thumbs_upequal parts interviewing, interview scoring, and verifying your candidate's skills. Below we highlight where to find more information on these hiring tools.

Sourcing the "Right" Candidates

There are hundred of ways to source candidates. However, with almost 1.73 billion people on social media, your best bet to sourcing candidates, is recruiting on social networks.

Check out our guide to social recruiting, which highlights Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. The stock posts and tips on getting more views is just the beginning of this all-in-one ebook.

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All things Interviewing

Still Googling what interview questions to ask? Avoid any illegal or weird interview questions by perfecting your interview process, starting with the phone interview.

Grab the 411 on Phone Interviews below and learn what questions you should be asking during your first encounter with candidates. Also included in the guide: Sample interview questions, do's and don'ts, and tips on making the phone interview the best interview yet.

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Scoring your Interviews

The most important part of the hiring process is scoring the interview. Creating a scorecard to quantify your candidate's answers helps to remove the "gut feeling" that some hiring managers base their hiring decisions on. 

Developing a scorecard for your interviews is not as difficult as it sounds. Check out our guide and start scoring your interviews below:

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Verifying your New Hires

You know reference checks, those time-consuming interviews you do with former managers of the candidate you are about to hire? We wrote a guide on how to perfect them. Inside this ebook there is technology to help expediate reference checks, tips on how to do them right, and the ultimate time-saving tool.

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Erin Borgerson

About the Author

Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.