You’ve screened resumes, interviewed candidates, and now you’re ready to make a hire. But while your attention might be focused on the new person who will be joining your staff, make sure you don’t forget about all those other candidates who are waiting to hear back from you.
Yes, it’s rejection time. No one likes doing it, and candidates certainly don’t like receiving them – but it’s far better than letting people continue to wait and wonder if they’re still in the running, as too many companies do. But there are good ways to reject people, and bad ways to do it.
Over at The Fast Track by Intuit Quickbase today, I talk about four ways that you should never reject job candidates. You can read it here.