Chapter 5

Finding and Hiring the Right People

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Recruiting to find your next virtual worker

check Filling roles on your virtual team

check Knowing what qualities to look for in a virtual team member

check Conducting interviews in person and remotely

check Performing your due diligence

check Discussing your expectations and theirs up front

check Making an offer

Hire smart. Train hard. Manage easy. These three statements aren’t truer than when you’re hiring for your virtual team. Making sure that you start off with a rock-solid selection process that includes smart recruiting strategies and a strategic interviewing process is essential.

Finding and hiring the right people, for the right role, at the right time isn’t only critical to traditional team success, but it’s also crucial to virtual team success. ...

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