The Art Of Hiring People To Successfully Build Your Business

By · Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

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  1. You need to be crystal clear on what you expect from the people you hire. Be very specific on what you want then to accomplish for you. Discuss your expectation on culture, core values, job description, etc.
  2. Your training and orientation programs are vital to your and their success.
  3. Focus everyone on their strengths.
  4. Realize you may need more then one person to accomplish what you need done.  
  5. Everyone needs leadership and on–going support – what gets measured gets done, systematize as much as possible. 
  6. When hiring a manager or team associate consider base + bonus pay structure (Bonus on results) – Pay well and expect a lot! Abundance vs. scarcity.
  7. One great person is better the 10 non-fits.
  8. You are only as strong as your weakest link — What you allow is what you accept.
  9. Interview long and fire quickly – Ask great questions (see below) and be direct and honest. When you argue with the truth you loose 100% of the time!   
  10. Consider hiring outside of the industry depending on your need, however, always hire closest to the dollar. 
  11. Must call all past jobs for information! Call all references as well! Ask more great question!

 Here are some great questions you can use – GOOD LUCK!

  1. Tell me about your family?
  2. What do you do for fun?
  3. How long have you lived in Las Vegas? Where did you move from?
  4. How did you hear about this position? 
  5. What do you expect from this position? Do you have written goals? 
  6. How do you handle constructive criticism?
  7. Do you tend to take things personal?
  8. What income are you looking to earn?
  9. What are you strengths?
  10. What are your weaknesses?
  11. What motivates you?
  12. If you could have any job on this planet what would it be?
  13. What type of job do you most enjoy to do at work?  
  14. What is your least favorite thing to do?
  15. What will your past managers tell me about you? The Good and Bad.
  16. How long of a commitment do you plan to make to a new position?
  17. Are you very computer savvy?
  18. Would you consider yourself a team player? Why? 
  19. What do you feel you can bring to this position?
  20. Have you done any telephone type work in the past?   
  21. Have you had positions in the past where you deal directly with the customers? If yes, what did you specifically do?     
  22. If you could earn more, how do feel about most of your pay paid as bonuses based on results?
  23. Would you consider yourself a positive person?
  24. How do you feel about gossip and the rumor mill?
  25. Would you say you take100% responsibility over your life?
  26. Do you read books or listen to self help CD’s? If yes, which ones?  
  27. Would you consider yourself a hard worker? Why?

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