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Ways to Find Quality Hires Who Contribute to Small Business’s Success

For small businesses, it is important to have quality workforce. To get quality workforce, they have to search considerably in order to find the best. If the workforce is mediocre or less efficient, they find it hard for them to survive in the real competitive world. This article seeks to discuss the channels by which small businesses can find quality workforce.

Have an effective job description
To attract good quality candidates to your company, you need to advertise the job position in different means such as, news dailies, television, radio and the Internet. You should, however, see to it that it is effective to attract the best candidates. For this, you should make the job description attractive by stating clearly the job requirements, benefits, etc. briefly.

Hire skilled and experienced candidates
It is advantageous to recruit skilled and experienced applicants, because unlike freshers, experienced recruits have better grasp of work environment. Also, you need not train the new recruits to make them get to know the work culture. While evaluating candidates, frame a quality attribute measuring matrix with different criteria that are essential for the job.

Use the social media
Social media has become one of the most effective ways to publicize small businesses. They are cost effective and far reaching. Through social media, you can also contact other small businesses regarding the recruitment to different positions. Using social media, you reach more respondents than through any other means, online or offline. Reaching more people you would have a set of larger and diverse candidates’ profile.

Post ads on the Internet
The Internet is an effective medium to propagate small business news. The Internet is finding increasingly used in diverse sectors. Small businesses can leverage it to their advantage. Post your recruitment ads on the Internet to reach the target audience faster, and at low cost. It will enable you to reach the local audience easily.

Publish in local news papers
Publishing your recruitment ad in daily news papers, would attract applicants from different localities. For this, you need to get the ad published as many times as you need. Make an effective description of the job to attract skilled and experienced new applicants. If you are looking for people exclusively from the locality your business is in, you should opt for local newspapers to advertise the job.

Referrals from friends, relatives or previous colleagues
When recruiting candidates for your company, reliable sources you can approach are friends, relatives or previous colleagues. You can judge the essential attributes of the candidate like the suitability, caliber and the social and criminal background of the applicant by approaching them easily. It is also helpful when you desperately need candidates for a job role. Word-of-mouth could also help.

Search into local colleges and universities
Locals are considered to have more acquainted with business ethos in a particular geographic location. In this respect, make arrangements with local colleges and universities to cull out suitable candidate(s) for your business. Choose these sources to recruit freshers with good and consistent academic record for your company.
In the process, choose some suitable candidates who are in the final stage of their learning for the job. Impart some training related to the job and make them work for a brief period. By this, they would get the minimum skills. When they finish the studies, you can train them and take them as full employees.

Job portals
Use job portals for employers on the Internet. You can get linked to many agencies with pool of candidates, from which you choose the suitable one. You can get a suitable candidate effortlessly by posting your ad on job portals. You have, of course, to screen the profile including past experience of the candidate. If you feel the candidate is fit enough for personal interview, go ahead. Placing the job ad in job portals is economical.
Job portals enable you to post the job in several websites in one go and hence is fast.

Consider outsourcing to consultancies
Human resource consultants are another source to get a pool of recruits from which you could select. These consultants have candidates who are done with preliminary scanning which weeds out the less competent people. Thus, they give a set of candidates with the requisition skills and experience. When the set comes to you, choose the best one(s).
Getting quality hires for your small business is critical to its efficient management. You should have a workable plan regarding the job profile, posting the ad with different media, planning the interview to finally offering the job to the best candidate.

Keywords: Small and Medium Entity Promotion in Hyderabad, SME Resource Center

By: P Vijay Kumar

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