Hiring Staff Remotely

Hiring Staff Remotely

 

Gone are the days where your staff all live in the same suburb, state or even country. With the pool of potential applicants becoming bigger, how do you narrow this down and make sure you are being as efficient as possible when picking your next team member?

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Detailed Job description

By setting up your standard of what commitments, skill set and minimum requirements are for the role; you have already eliminated resumes that don’t fit the criteria.

Being clear and concise with what you are looking for is an easy way of making sure you attract the right candidate. Its important that everything is clear about the position, the benefits of the job or even working with your company so there are no questions left unanswered. Applicants should know what they are applying for and confident that this is a role that might suit them.

Preparation for interviews

Not only does the applicant need to prepare, you do too! Make sure you have pre-set questions you plan to ask in the interview, key points you want to know.

Each interview is streamlined and there are no distractions along the way. Having a list of essential experiences and skills to tick off can also help the next step of elimination.

Removing unnecessary steps

A huge part of hiring an employee is all the back and forth. What if you could skip this?

You could save time on multiple candidate interviews if you can pre-qualify the specifics you are looking for. Some companies even ask you to complete a test.

Necessary Tools and resources

As a company, being organised with your resources and assets. If you are hiring someone, make sure you know what they need or are required to have for the role. For example, if you know they need a laptop to be able to do multiple presentations at other workplaces, you can either confirm they have this in the prequalification stage or ensure you will be able to provide one during the on-boarding process.

Ensuring your training can be done remotely. Whether you have resources online or they can be sent to the employee. Being prepared for these scenarios makes the process more streamline.

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Sales Professional Hiring Tips

Sales Professional Hiring Tips

Recruiting the wrong person for your organisation can have a huge impact on your business, staff and bottom line.  This article explores the key areas when hiring a sales professional.

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Listen

A good sales person needs to be able to listen to the clients needs to fill that niche and sell your product.  Sometimes the best sales people aren’t always talking.

Key Drivers

You need someone who is driven, dedicated and willing to go the extra mile. Sales people are given goals and kpi’s for a reason! They thrive on it.

Networking

They know how to work a room. They are involved with their community, networking groups and business initiatives. Its not necessarily part of their job roll, but its part of their lifestyle.

 Know The Product

They need to believe in the product and themselves. Know it inside out. Answering questions promptly. Someone who knows their product, makes it easier for them to sell it.

 Integrity

Everyone knows a ‘sleazy car salesman’ type. The door is closed before its even had the chance to open. Someone who is honest and led by their integrity is what’s needed to build a successful sales team. A sales person who cares and shows they are genuine creates trust and a long-term client relationship. 

Multitasking & organisational skills

They know how to handle multiple leads and sources and close deals at the final hour. This makes an excellent addition to your team. Knowing how to use their time productively ultimately brings more sales into your company!

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Top Tips For Hiring Millenials

Top Tips For Hiring Millenials

Millennials are a unique generation of workers and navigating that recruitment strategy can be tricky but rewarding.  In this article, we will present some recruitment techniques worth considering.

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Motivating Millennials

It’s all about giving them a sense of purpose.   If you can attach some level of social impact or purpose you will be see how Millennials can make a significant contribution in your organisation.

Millennials are purpose minded and socially aware. Not necessarily looking for something to pay the bills. The idea of doing something significant with their job is very important.

Opportunities for Growth

Growing and learning in their profession not just as an individual is a key area for millennials.   Training sessions and options for professional development and support with the view of receiving a certification is something of interest and may well play a part in decision-making about a role, during the interview process.

The Social Aspect

They value transparent and authenticity and they usually want to see what’s like to work there.   Social media plays a big role in this aspect as potential employees can see staff genuinely enjoying working with you and that it’s a great workplace.

Company Culture

Having a good reputation through word of mouth is a way to attract great workers, including millennials.  Work-life balance and culture are very important and they are willing to commit to everything when at the office if they can balance that with enjoying life and spending time on their passions and the people that they care about most. 

If your company aligns with this, you are onto a winner. Time is more productive if staff have outlets outside of work and have the time to enjoy them.

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