Hire the right employees

If you’re starting a business, one of your most important jobs is to hire the right employees. Unfortunately, hiring the wrong person can be an expensive mistake that could cost your company its success. To avoid these pitfalls and protect your investment, here are some tips to help you find the best employees for you


1. Make sure the candidate has all necessary skills: Before interviewing candidates, make a list of all skills necessary for the position. 2. Check references: When meeting with potential employees, ask about their previous employers and why they left those companies so that you may get more insights into what type of employee they will be for your company.


33. Have them sign an NDA (Nondisclosure Agreement) before interviewing: To prevent leaks from employees who have been let go from your organization, have them sign a nondisclosure agreement before any interviews. 34. Follow up after the interview process to gauge interest in the position: After interviews are conducted, follow up with applicants and gauge interest in the job as well as fit for role in order to narrow down candidates.


35. Spend time getting to know the individual: Spend time talking to the applicant on the phone or face-to-face if possible. The interview should not last longer than 45 minutes because people lose focus easily over time. 36. Give everyone a fair chance: There are always going to be people who aren’t good fits for your organization no matter how hard you try. Try not to discriminate against anyone during the interview process just because of gender, race, religion or age 37. Send thank-you notes and keep in touch even when someone doesn’t seem like a fit: It’s always good practice to send thank-you notes after the interview process even when someone doesn’t seem like a fit 38. Interview multiple candidates to ensure they’ll bring new perspective: Interviewing multiple candidates ensures that you’ll receive new perspectives