Let’s face it — most of the hiring at the average company isn’t lead by HR.
Sure, HR has an important hand in the pot, but ultimately it’s the hiring manager who does the bulk of the legwork.
This is why hiring managers are more important than the CEO, and is why it’s vital that you prepare your non-expert hiring team for the pivotal task they’re about to take on.
Hiring effectively isn’t rocket science, but it is an art that takes years of practice to perfect. Hiring managers don’t have years; they need to recruit and select the right candidate in just a few short weeks.
So what does it take to be a great hiring manager? It’s all about managing the big picture. Read more…