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Match: A Systematic, Sane Process for Hiring the Right Person Every Time

Match: A Systematic, Sane Process for Hiring the Right Person Every Time

Dan Erling

ISBN: 978-0-470-87898-9

Dec 2010

240 pages

In Stock

$24.95

Description

Hire the right person-every time!

Why is it that so many companies accept mediocre hiring results as the norm? The answer is simple. It doesn't occur to them that, in fact, there is a process that virtually guarantees hiring the right person every time. To repeat: there is a process that virtually guarantees hiring the right person every time. That's what MATCH is about.

Based on author Dan Erling's experience with best practices from over a thousand companies, MATCH gives you a rock solid, practical process for hiring.

  • MATCH takes you step-by-step through the lifecycle of hiring, from developing a job description through interviewing and making the decision, to negotiating salary and onboarding the new hire
  • Applicable tools, stories, and foolproof techniques are woven throughout to insure your mission critical objective is accomplished
  • The author is well-known in the hiring and recruiting industry
With MATCH, your hiring team will develop a systematic process that fits with the company's overall mission, giving your company the people it needs to succeed every time!
Preface: The Awakening.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

MATCH The Foundation.

Chapter 1 Assume the Proper Mind-Set.

Chapter 2 Begin with the Mission.

Chapter 3 Assemble the Hiring Team.

Chapter 4 Clarify the Corporate Culture.

MATCH The Process.

Phase I—Preparing the Recruiting Plan.

Chapter 5 Create the Organizational Chart: Step 1.

Chapter 6 Compile a Job Overview: Step 2.

Chapter 7 Create the Competency Profile: Step 3.

Chapter 8 Structure the Recruiting Plan: Step 4.

MATCH The Process.

Phase II—Implementing the Recruiting Plan.

Chapter 9 Conduct the Phone Screen: Step 5.

Chapter 10 Conduct the Face-to-Face Interview: Step 6.

Chapter 11 Check References: Step 7.

Chapter 12 Perform Background Checks: Step 8.

MATCH The Process.

Phase III—Executing the Hire.

Chapter 13 Make the Decision: Step 9.

Chapter 14 Extend the Offer: Step 10.

Chapter 15 Receive Acceptance: Step 11.

Chapter 16 Perform Onboarding: Step 12.

MATCH The Process.

Phase IV—Following Up.

Chapter 17 Retain the Employee: Step 13.

Chapter 18 Test the Return on Investment: Step 14.

Chapter 19 Make the Process Stick: Step 15.

Chapter 20 Foster a Culture of Effective Hiring: Step 16.

Conclusion.

Appendix I A Word about Contractors.

Appendix II Sample Documents for Hiring a Controller.

Appendix III The Cost of a Mishire: The Story of the Bad Controller.

Appendix IV Onboarding Checklist.

About the Author.

Index.