8 Questions to Ask to Improve Your HR Recruiting Process

1. How are your current recruiting processes performing?

2. Are you using recruiting software?

3. Are job descriptions clear, concise, and inclusive?

  • No salary information
  • Uses “creative” job titles, e.g. “Chief Happiness Officer” instead of Director of Human Resources
  • Inaccurate or missing job requirements
  • Does not list desired soft skills
  • Asks for a cover letter

4. Who’s involved in the HR recruiting process?

5. Are you keeping in touch with candidates?

6. Are you tapping into every available candidate source?

  • Employee referrals
  • Past candidates who were not hired
  • Former employees
  • Passive candidates who have expressed interest in your company

7. Do you ask for feedback?

8. Did you consider seasonal hiring?



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Meredith Wholley

Meredith Wholley

As a Digital Marketing and Events Manager for ClearCompany, Meredith coordinates best-practice content and brand-awareness events with HR practitioners.