7 steps to hiring quality outsource professionals and virtual assistance.
1. write a job ad
- bullet point task
- Skills and attributes you’re looking for
- Ethical, passion, certified
- Write a great Job ad (title) that Stands Out
- Headline and subhead
- Tell a story, make it personal with pictures / video of the team member.
2. Advertise the Job
- bestjobs.ph –
- remotestaff.com.au –
- odesk.com –
3. Use a Questionaire
- Send ad responders to a questionaire – surveymonkey.com
- Ideally, how many hours a week can you work for me?
- when are you avilable?
- what hourly rate?
- why did you apply to this position
- One question related to job.
4. Simple Task
- Give small task related to job post. Look for quality and speed.
- Ask for resume / cover letter
- Filter on English level and attention to detail.
- Schedule Skype with webcam –
- Webcam shows quality internet connection and personable level.
- Ask about work history. “A” players love to talk about their past!!
- What are you strengths? What are your weaknesses?
- Give someone a one month trial, to ensure they like you, and you like them.