Hiring Process Checklist Template

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This Downloadable Template Is Part Of Our Free HR Tool Kit Collection

The employee hiring process for a small business is so important. A bad hire will turn out to be costly in the long run and some small businesses can not survive a bad hiring decision.

Use this free checklist when going through the process of recruiting new staff for your business.

The printable and fillable PDF template can be downloaded for free below. We hope this makes managing your small business HR needs a little easier!

The Team At SINC

Hiring Process Checklist:

    Have an HR recruitment policy in place before looking for new hires.check mark
    Conduct a proper evaluation to ensure a new hire is necessary.check mark
    Consider the scope of the job description and the education level required. Can the business justify the expense of a new hire right now?check mark
    Consider if you will take care of the recruitment process in-house.check mark
    If you are not going to handle the process, draw up a short list of agencies. Consider your own network or the network of your staff before going public. Ensure all advertising is written in a non-discriminatory tone.check mark
    Advertise the positioncheck mark
    Decide a criteria new applicants will be assessed by and keep it consistent. Put in place procedure for reviewing applicants.check mark
    Produce a pre-employment questionnaire.check mark
    Have a list of prepared interview questions to go through in the interviews. Prepare an interview calendar and send invites to prospective interviewees Run through your first round of interviews.check mark
    Consider who requires a second interview and send out invites.check mark
    Check for any post-employment restraints that could get in the way.check mark
    Prepare your shortlist.check mark
    Check that everyone on the shortlist is legally able to work in the country. Make a decision on who will be the successful applicant.check mark
    Make a verbal offer subject to the necessary checks to be undertaken.check mark
    Prepare your offer letter and employment contract and obtain tax info.check mark
    Make your formal offer to the successful applicant. I- nform unsuccessful applicants and request consent to contact them in the future.check mark

This sample resource is provided to you free by SINC BUSINESS CORPORATION to help with your compliance efforts and includes no warranty as to its suitability for any particular task. It is only our opinion based on our experience and should not be considered legal advice.

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