On a recent visit with one of my longtime clients, he asked me a question that I appreciate more than any other – “how can I as a hiring manager be a better partner to you?”. I truly value each one of my clients and do not look at the work I do daily as transactions. I believe my relationships are partnerships that I value deeply. Client interactions are a two-way street where both parties benefit. So, how can you help best?
First, time is of the essence in today’s job market. Giving me feedback quickly will help secure the best candidates for your positions. We have seen that candidates with accounting experience such as accounts receivable/payable move incredibly fast – as do most other positions as well.
Next, don’t be shy! Tell me the specific job skills and experiences you require (or do not) require for a potential employee after you review resumes. When we learn your specific preferences, it helps us to screen candidates more accurately before sending them for your review. Be honest as the more information you give, the better.
Then, once you have received resumes, it is best to schedule interviews within a day or two. This ensures the candidates that you want are still available in this fast-paced, competitive job market.
Once a candidate interviews, one way we can be a good partner to you is by providing 360-degree feedback. This could include how your company and employees presented themselves during the interview and the candidates overall impressions of your company. This information can help you stay competitive with future employees.
In the end, That’s Good HR, Inc. has built our business in Indianapolis by creating client partnerships for 20 years. And I am proud to say that I am fortunate enough to be hitting my 11-year anniversary in January. The amazing partnerships I have built over the last 11 years with clients like the one mentioned above is the reason I still love my job today!