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201 GREAT IDEAS for Your SMALL BUSINESS, Third Edition by Jane Applegate

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GREAT 150 IDEA: Ask Your Best Clients to Meet Key Job Candidates

Before hiring a key employee, such as a new sales or account manager, marketing chief, graphic designer, or even an executive assistant, consider introducing your top candidates to your best clients or customers.

This serves several important purposes. First of all, it gives the prospective employee an opportunity to meet your most important clients. It emphasizes the client relationship by involving them in the hiring process. It also gives you the benefit of another expert opinion on your candidate. Keep it informal. Don't make a big deal about the meeting. If you can, leave them alone for a few minutes, so they can speak privately. Give them enough time to form an impression ...

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