In order to hire the right workforce for offshore team of your organization, it is quite imperative for you to go through the hiring process. Employing the right staff for each task of an organization is of vital. Therefore, hiring the wrong workforce will cause problem that can lead to losing precious time and hard earned money. But employing the right choice of staff can lead to the development of a company and also impact the work environment in a positive manner.
Here is the ultimate guide for you to hire the right employees for your offshore team.
1. Job Description
This is the stage where desired personal traits, work experience, skills, qualifications and knowledge are listed. This is a job analysis that will aid greatly in the elimination process and reduces your search to a few good candidates.
2. Candidate Search
To do this successfully, fashion a large pool of possible candidates as a chosen applicant may turn than your job offer. There are quite more than a few choices of talent pools like the autonomous consultants, HR consultancy companies, social media websites, online job portals and more.
3. Short-listing of Candidates
For a successful short-listing of applicants, examine the resumes of various candidates to determine their work experience, academic qualifications, and any additional information required. You will also need to match the profile of the applicants with the job description—preferred qualities, responsibilities and roles. This will save time in the course of short-listing the candidates. When you are done, choose the profiles with the utmost matches.
4. Pre-screening Interview
This is the vital stage where you have to narrow down on the candidates. It is at this stage that you will consider the general attitudes, interests, salary expectations, and lots more about the applicants to know the suitable candidate for the post.
5. The Major Interview
The interviewer must prepare very well, just like the applicant in order to get the best out of the interview. Get a list of interview questions ready and look out for correct answers from the applicants. Give the candidates opportunity to ask questions to evaluate their knowledge and experience in the particular field. Assess their oral and body language as well as their communications skills.
A number of key points to assess while interviewing are the learning ability and necessary skills needed for the job. The right candidate should be a team player with the ability to work comfortably as a team and be able to handle tasks without supervision. Apart from the job-specific skills, interpersonal skills are also imperative for working in and managing an offshore team.
What about background check? This is also an important area you must consider extensively when hiring, particularly for senior level positions. Authenticate all documents and credentials tendered by applicants and talk to the former companies of the candidates to buttress their claims.
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