Chapter 1

Compiling the job specification

When someone resigns it should be seen as an opportunity to redefine the job and the type of person you need in it. Usually it fills most managers with dread – another problem they have to deal with on top of everything else. Don’t panic. You will have enough information readily to hand to make a start on the recruiting and you may even have an old job specification you can use as a starting point.

What to do first

Understanding what you are looking for will help you find it. Some time spent now in these early stages will save time and money in the long run and will help you hire the best. Whether you are recruiting ...

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