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Hiring and Candidate Selection Guide

Hiring and Candidate Selection Guide

Interviewing and recruiting are half of the hiring process; equally important is choosing the best job candidate, making your job offer, and negotiating a salary. These articles will help you check job references, negotiate compensation and hire the best job candidate.

Following up After a Job Interview

Improve Your Interviews with a Post-Game Review – Gathering your hiring team together after the interview is often the key to making a good hiring decision.

Six Considerations: Should You Hire the Overqualified Candidate? – An overqualified job candidate can be the right fit for your company – if they share like-minded passions and goals.

The Best Questions a Reference Checker Can Ask – Checking employement references is important, but do you know the right questions to ask? Learn which ones you should always ask and why.

Getting Beneath the Surface – When checking references, how can you get the real answers about candidates? Get to the heart of the matter.

Five Reference-Checking Mistakes – Checking references correctly can help ensure you're hiring the right person for the job as well as avoid lawsuits.

Making the Job Offer

Closing the Deal: Make an Offer They Can't Refuse – Remind your candidates about just what you and your company can offer.

How to Determine a Job's Market Value – What's the best way to determine an appropriate level of compensation? While salary surveys can be helpful, a job's value counts too.

Compensation: What Today's Employees Want – In all its forms, compensation is a major factor in employee retention. Here's how to use it to your company's advantage.