Hiring great people is not something you luck into — it’s the result of careful planning and execution. We’ve outlined a foolproof approach to ensure that the investment you make in your new employee pays off for the long term.

hiring checklist:

do your research

First things first: clearly define the position and understand the skill set necessary for someone to be successful in the role. You also need to ensure that you have budgeted for a competitive salary. Randstad’s 2017 Salary Guides provide a benchmark for assessing your pay rates.

stand out

In a tight employment market, a strong job ad is key to getting more quality applicants. Job seekers don’t spend much time looking at job descriptions so you need to be concise and precise. And don’t forget to write for the mobile user before it’s posted.

develop a recruitment plan

The benefits of temporary, permanent and temp-to-perm hiring strategies are unique, and it’s important to recognize the value and investment of each. Randstad takes a personal approach to help you understand which option will be most effective for your business and your budget.

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improve your interviews

You don’t have a lot of time, so you need to make sure the interviews you conduct are efficient and effective. When done right, information gathered during these meetings can be a great predictor of compatibility and future performance within your organization. We have the top ten tips to ensure your next interview uncovers the information you need.

it’s about more than just one hire.

Developing a recruiting strategy can happen in silos, with each team focused on what works for them. But when you step back and see the bigger picture, there’s huge potential in developing a holistic approach. From temporary to permanent, from CFOs to call center representatives, Randstad can provide talent for your entire business.

Never standing still, we always evolve to align with the changing world of work you live in every day. Let us show you how we can use innovation and insight to refine your HR solutions strategy, whether you're a small business or a global organization.