As an employer, one of the most important tasks you will come across is hiring prospective employees. Its your job to make sure that you have the right people to drive your business forward and recruiting the wrong person by hiring in haste will not only result in poor performance, but further problems down the line. Increasing your standards to ensure that you hire the best possible candidate may take some time, but it will be well worth it in the end.
The difficulty of the recruitment process is reflected in these sobering statistics:
- The accuracy of recruiting when using interviews alone is approximately 33 per cent.
- The direct cost of recruitment is approximately £2k per person for a straightforward job. It will be more for complex and more senior roles.
- Advertising costs can be steep. They range from about £400 in local papers to £25k in Sunday broadsheets.
This book will not only help you to recruit effectively, but it will also set out the legal requirements applicable during the employment process. These useful hints and tips will ensure that you have the know-how to save you time, money and effort when it comes to the recruitment process.