Step 1: Advertise the position
Be clear and highlight the capabilities needed for the job.
Step 2: Resume screening
The goal is to eliminate the applicants who definitely do not fit the profile you are seeking.
Step 3: Phone interview
Use the phone interview as the second screening device. Keep it to ten minutes.
Step 4: Face-to-face interview
Interview should last about an hour and be held in a neutral place.
Use the same, predetermined questions with each applicant.
Questions should focus on the capabilities required for the job.
Step 5: Assessment
Use a predictive assessment tool. This helps to keep track of skill set required.
Step 6: Secondary face-to-face interview
The goal is to clear up any discrepancies.
Sell the candidates on the position.
Broadly explain the compensation package.
Step 7: Job Shadow
The purpose is to see if the applicant is a good cultural fit.
It also helps you identify whether the applicant is comfortable with the actual job.
Step 8: Reference Check
Ask about their capabilities as it relates to the job.
Also ask about attribute match.
Step 9: Job Offer
Make sure the compensation plan offered is clear.