Making a Great Hire

January 23, 2008
TIP OF THE WEEK

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Hiring the right employee comes down to three things: screening, screening, and screening. These tips will help you select the right applicant for the job.

    • Write a realistic job description.
    • Solicit referrals.
    • Read résumés with a critical eye.
    • Check references.
    • Perform background checks.
    • Conduct personality testing.
    • Screen over the phone prior to investing in an in person interview.
    • Consider "temp to perm."

This week's tip contributed by Carlyn Burns, president of Prolyn Executive Search, striving to deliver the best in high-value, quality and efficient recruitment services exclusively in the window and door industry, nationwide.

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Contact Carlyn at ceb@prolyn.net, or 866/566-2372.