- The job description is reviewed. The job description is a document that explains the important duties needed to perform the job.
- The job opening is announced. Most hiring managers starts announcing the job opening to their employees. If more resumes are needed, the job opening is posted on the company website, or internet, job fairs or simply request resumes from career centers or employment agencies.
- Resumes come pouring in. When resume lands to employers, they used to give a ten-second glance. Employers are primarily looking for the five or six important requirements listed in the job description. If the resume has the “right stuff” they set it aside for a closer look.
- Phone calls are made. During the call, employers ask questions about the job hunter’s experience, if they think the person is a good fit for the job, they will ask for a face to face job interview.
- Interviews are scheduled. Employers meet five or six people. They want to drill down into their skills and accomplishments, they want to see how solid they are. Of the people interviewed, two finalists usually stand out.
- References are checked. After evaluating the results, one person stands out.
- The job is offered. Wages, benefits and start date are discussed. Most of the employers will ask for a medical examination and a background check.