The Recruiting & Hiring

overview Guide for Managers

Recruiting & Hiring Overview Guide

This Recruiting & Hiring Overview template is a guide that provides a high level overview for staff of the complete recruiting and hiring process.

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At first glance, recruiting and hiring seems like a lot of work—even overwhelming.  It is a lot of work.  Defining an open position, pouring through resumes, finding the right person, getting an offer in place, and preparing for the new employee’s arrival is a lot of work. There are no shortcuts. That's why it's important to use templates like this one. 

This Recruiting & Hiring Overview template is a guide that provides an overview of the key stages and responisbilities of the ConnectsUs HR recruiting and hiring process. The guide will be used by HR, Managers, and Staff involved in the recruiting and hiring process. 

The overview guide is designed and intended for use with other ConnectsUs documents.  While it does not contain direct references to other ConnectsUs documents, this guide is intended to be part of a recruiting and hiring process that uses the 4 HR Kits related to recruiting and hiring:

Why use the Recruiting & Hiring Overview Guide

  • Consistency – everyone goes through the same process
  • Clarity – responsibilities, accountability, and checklists are defined for each activity.  Everyone understands the role HR and the Hiring Manager play in the recruiting process 
  • Completeness – steps are not duplicated or overlooked
  • Due diligence – HR/Hiring Managers do their homework before opening a new position and hiring the final candidate
  • Professionalism – you provide the right first impression of your company, and treat job applicants and candidates appropriately
  • Compliance – you adhere to legislated requirements and employment standards

 What you risk by not using the Recruiting & Hiring Overview Guide

  • Your staff and managers don't know the end-to-end recruiting and hiring process, or understand their role in it

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Which HR kit is it included in?

The Recruiting & Hiring Overview Guide can be used on its own as a stand-alone tool, or as part of the Checking References & Hiring Kit for Managers, which is one of 4 ConnectsUs Recruiting & Hiring Kits.


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