Hiring Presentation 14 Oct2010


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What a business owner MUST know before they make their first hire.

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Hiring Presentation 14 Oct2010

  1. 1. What You MUST Know Before Your First Hire Staffing for Future Success
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  3. 3. <ul><li>Be honest. Ask yourself: </li></ul><ul><li>Am I growing too quickly? </li></ul><ul><li>Will I jeopardize my unique product / service? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I need help or want company ? </li></ul><ul><li>Can I outsource the work to other businesses? </li></ul><ul><li>Hire contract/freelancers or temp help BEFORE full-time employees </li></ul>The Chazin Group First Things First
  4. 4. <ul><li>Be honest. Ask yourself: </li></ul><ul><li>Can I Hire Family First? </li></ul><ul><li>Am I spending too much on freelancers </li></ul><ul><li>Am I spending too much of my time in areas that DON’T utilize my talents </li></ul><ul><li>Do I have the cash flow now and in the future </li></ul><ul><li>Is there an ROI for hiring the employee which is greater than their cost? </li></ul>The Chazin Group First Things First
  5. 5. <ul><li>Do you have an HR strategy and plan in place to manage employees on an on-going basis? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have the time and energy to train and manage the employee so that they can add value to the company? </li></ul><ul><li>Am I ready to delegate and manage others? </li></ul>The Chazin Group Do You Have an HR Plan?
  6. 6. <ul><li>Conduct a Financial Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Research industry salaries by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>job title, industry and market </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Factor in COLA and bonus (10-15%) </li></ul><ul><li>Set aside money/develop a budget for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruitment advertising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training & development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Association membership fees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publication subscriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits/health care coverage </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Can You Afford It?
  7. 7. <ul><li>3 Right… </li></ul><ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul>The Chazin Group Staffing Success Is…3 Right!
  8. 8. <ul><li>Building a World-Class </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Find employees using: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local High Schools, Colleges and Universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HR & training associations (SHRM, ASTD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry trade associations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your business and personal networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 to 3 recruiting/search firms </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Where to Look
  9. 9. <ul><li>Build a world-class Recruiting organization: </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing the candidate helps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check with clients, friends and business associates. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get a personal recommendation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They MUST have the “ right stuff ” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Honesty </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligence </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to communicate </li></ul></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Where to Look
  10. 10. <ul><li>Build a World-Class Recruiting Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Advertise in the RIGHT places </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trade publications </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Where to Look
  11. 11. <ul><li>Develop the documentation and processes </li></ul><ul><li>New Employee Welcome kit </li></ul><ul><li>Background reference check </li></ul><ul><li>Drug testing required? </li></ul><ul><li>Employee Handbook including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compensation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards of behavior </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Create a Framework
  12. 12. <ul><li>Write job descriptions containing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your company U.S.P </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What makes your company a great place to work ? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your workplace culture, history, niche </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Core competencies you are seeking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay and benefits provided </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Create a Framework
  13. 13. <ul><li>Do your managers know how to manage? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you LEAD ? </li></ul><ul><li>Assign each new hire a mentor (NOT their manager) </li></ul><ul><li>Create performance management plan: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map core competencies to roles & responsibilities (Human Capital Audit) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bringing on new employees means training for the people managing them </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Develop a Reporting Structure
  14. 14. <ul><li>Have their first day/week accounted for </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce to everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Take them to lunch the first day and the end of their first week </li></ul><ul><li>Review their first month, 90-day, and first year goals with them at the start of their employment </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule ongoing series of meetings at the outset </li></ul>The Chazin Group Prepare New Hires for Success
  15. 15. <ul><li>Provide the necessary equipment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer / laptop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PDA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Supplies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building ID access card </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Prepare New Hires for Success
  16. 16. <ul><li>Find employment attorney </li></ul><ul><li>Get educated to EEOC compliance issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discrimination& harassment issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workplace diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict resolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State & Federal legislation/labor laws </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Labor Relations Act </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act </li></ul></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Follow the Rules
  17. 17. <ul><li>What additional skills will your new hires (and their managers) require over time </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a formal program </li></ul><ul><li>Read appropriate books and articles – get educated to what is out there </li></ul>The Chazin Group Train & Develop Them
  18. 18. <ul><li>Developed by Jathan Janov </li></ul><ul><li>Two-to-five-sentence, action-oriented road map for an employee’s workplace success </li></ul><ul><li>In 100 words or fewer, it goes to the heart of managers’ expectations and creates a clear picture of what it takes to succeed. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspires employees to take ownership of their roles, and work not just harder, but smarter. </li></ul>The Chazin Group Star Profiles
  19. 19. <ul><ul><li>Engaged employees not JUST a paycheck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gift cards are ALWAYS appreciated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special acknowledgement in front of others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certificates are always a nice touch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thank them (formally & informally) for specific things they did well </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a formal program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read appropriate books and articles </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Reward & Recognize Them
  20. 20. <ul><ul><li>Assign new hires to a trusted old-timer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a formal program (my company does) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read appropriate books and articles – get educated to what is out there </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Coaching/Mentoring Matters
  21. 21. <ul><li>Do you and your managers know how to lead? </li></ul><ul><li>Pursue leadership programs </li></ul>The Chazin Group Leadership Development
  22. 22. <ul><li>Challenge employees to take calculated risks </li></ul><ul><li>Give them a stake in the business </li></ul><ul><li>Give them the training, skills, confidence and authority to achieve great things </li></ul>The Chazin Group Retention Best Practices
  23. 23. <ul><li>http://sbinformation.about.com/lw/Business-Finance/Small-business-and-entrepreneurs/Hiring-Your-First-Employee.htm </li></ul><ul><li>www.helium.com/items/1434810-how-to-hire-employees-who-are-a-good-fit </li></ul><ul><li>www.hr-scorecard-metrics.com/basic-tips-on-how-to-hire-employees.htm </li></ul>The Chazin Group Resources
  24. 24. The Chazin Group Resources www.amazon.com/Hiring-First-Employee-Step-step/dp/1413308597#
  25. 25. <ul><li>Do you know how to lead? </li></ul><ul><li>Pursue leadership programs </li></ul><ul><li>Embrace their contributions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Idea Generation Program </li></ul></ul>The Chazin Group Employee Engagement
  26. 26. Thank You! 901 Madison St. Hoboken, NJ 07030 Tel: (201) 683-3399 Email: ethan@thechazingroup.com Website: www.thechazingroup.com