In this video, HR consultant and trainer Catherine Mattice explains the ins and outs of making a job offer as a human resources professional. Learn how to make a job offer over the phone and then send an offer letter. She covers what should be in a new hire packet, and the onboarding process for a company.
- You wrote a killer job posting,…you recruited your socks off,…you interviewed lots of great people,…and you finally found the one.…It's time to bring them onboard.…The smoother the transition into your organization,…the more quickly that new hire…will be making meaningful contributions.…First up, call your candidate…to tell her she's gotten the job.…Be professional, but be enthusiastic.…Tell her she was your first choice out of 100 resumes…and that you were truly impressed…with her resume and interview.…Also discuss pay, benefits, and other perks.…
Once you've laid out everything you've got,…get commitment to join your team.…If asked for a little time to think about it,…see if you can understand the hesitation.…Let them know your deadline for an answer…and you could even tell them…you want to let the other candidates know…the position is filled.…Few people will drag their decision on…if they know it's affecting someone else.…Once your candidate has agreed to join your team,…provide a list of next steps,…so they know what to expect.…
HR consultant Catherine Mattice outlines some of the considerations of the human resources professional, such as balancing the needs of employees with the interests of the organization. She reveals how to conduct an HR audit to identify HR practices that need improvement. She then outlines core HR responsibilities: staffing, training, documentation, compensation and benefits, performance reviews, job descriptions, compliance with state and federal regulations, and more.
- Explain the role of administrative HR.
- Describe how to build trust with employees.
- Summarize how to conduct an HR audit.
- Cite the best practices for personnel files and recordkeeping.
- Identify the important tasks involved in writing a job description.
- Recognize the fundamental components of a high-quality onboarding experience.
- Identify effective and ineffective ways to discipline an employee.
- Cite the key reasons for conducting an exit interview.