Get more job candidates by following my recruiting advice for digital agencies. These include connecting with niche organizations, posting to specialty job boards, and and doing individual and influencer outreach.
Hiring a significant other or an employee’s romantic partner can get tricky—in ways that aren’t always obvious. My advice is “don’t do it,” but if you must (or already have), here’s how to reduce your risk.
Want to find great employees at your agency? Be sure to conduct skeptical reference checks during the hiring process. They’re designed to help you find the truth, given that candidates—and even references—have an incentive to bend the truth or even lie outright. To help you save time and get better results, here are my top 10 questions to ask.
After you hire someone, if they turn out to be a bad fit, you’re stuck with the tricky issue of how to let them go… or worse, keep them and the headaches they bring. Here are my 3 “magic” questions to ask every candidate to assess fit and find red flags before it’s too late.
Writing a better job description will drive whether you make a successful hire. Consider your goal, differentiate your “needs” vs. “wants,” compare to other job descriptions out there, and make sure the language fits your agency’s culture.