As a HR Generalist, recruiting is one of the hardest things that you will do. In fact, it’s so difficult, it’s oftentimes split up into a separate Recruiting role. And it’s not even finding the qualifications either, it’s trying to find the right person who is the perfect fit with everyone. Even if everything on paper was perfect, great education, wonderful experiences, clean background check, spot on recommendations, it’s still no guarantee that the placement or hiring of a new person is going to work out.
And the stakes are 10 times higher when you’re working in a startup environment where person may have to wear 20 different hats, how do you figure who will thrive and who might go off the deep end?
So how do you people find the best people?