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Hiring and Keeping the Best People by Harvard Business School Press

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1

The Hiring Process

Attracting the Best People

Key Topics Covered in This Chapter

  • Defining job requirements
  • Recruiting promising candidates
  • Interviewing
  • Evaluating candidates
  • Making the decision and offer

LIKE MANY OTHER activities undertaken by organizations, hiring is a business process—a set of activities that turn inputs into outputs. This process compiles information about job requirements, the applications of various candidates, and the deliberations of decision makers, and produces an outcome: new people on the payroll. This chapter describes a five-step hiring process. Execute these steps well, and not only will the quality of your hires improve, but you will also be more confident that you are hiring the right people.

Defining Job ...

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