24-Steps in the Placement Process
Coordinate the job description.
Interview hiring manager for clarification of real needs.
Research to locate logical talent pool.
Check existing database for leads.
Source to narrow research results.
Qualify candidates by initial telephone interviews against the necessary job essentials.
Sift the potential finalists from the window shoppers and under-qualified.
Perform in-depth interviews with potential finalists.
Reference check performance with former supervisors and colleagues.
Check and verify candidate's credentials.
Test, rank and evaluate chosen nominees.
Arrange and coordinate interviewing schedule.
Prepare and counsel nominees for interviews by spelling out company heads, culture, organizational fit, hiring authority personality, etc.
Prepare client for interviews by providing full pre-interview information as well as results of reference and credential checks.
Debrief candidates after each interview, answering unanswered questions, etc.
Debrief client hiring authority after each interview, assessing strengths, weaknesses, incompatibilities, etc.
Coordinate with hiring manager on possible offers to be made and set the stage for acceptance.
Participate with company in providing necessary information required for negotiating an acceptable offer.
Reconcile any differences with successful candidate to smooth way for offer acceptance.
Arrange with Realtors, Chambers of Commerce, relocation consultants, moving companies, etc. to assure that candidate (and spouse) is aware of details in new location.
Assist successful candidate in cleanly terminating current position.
Work with spouse placement (if necessary).
Follow-up after placement to assure new employee integration.