TOOL Help With Hiring the Right IT Staffers
TechSoup has suggestions for how to hire the best person for the job, because ‘a bad tech hire can haunt you for years.’
December 2, 2008
Looking to hire IT staff?TechSoup has some suggestions for how to hire the right person because, it reminds: "The consequences of a bad tech hire can haunt you for years, long after the person in question has left your organization." The Web site then lists some questions to consider in the process of hiring technicians, among them, "Will they understand your end users?" and "Are they enthusiastic about technology?" TechSoup then suggests key steps to take and alternatives to hiring a full-time techie. Although TechSoup is aimed at nonprofits, hiring managers elsewhere may find the information worth considering.