Business services Oct, 10 2009

Route to Recruit

Are you on a hiring spree, looking for the apt people who can work as an extension of you. Confused where you should start looking. We have compiled all the possible channels that you can take when you wish to hire.

By Neha Malhotra
Sub Editor, Franchise India Holdings Limited, Web Division
Route to Recruit

When hiring, it can get difficult to find the right channels which can ease your process. However, with the advent of time, numerous options are available where you can search for the right kind of people for your business. Be it for any position from managerial to technical. Here’s a list of options where you need to look.

Employment agencies

The first and foremost place that you would think of for searching for employees would be the employment agencies. These agencies have a well scripted data that can come to your rescue. Just give them all your requirements and they will do the rest for you.

Trade journal

You can tie up with the various franchise journals that have a section pertinent to job openings. This is a good approach as maximum readers are associated with the business realm and you can get some of the best people here.


The oldest and perhaps the most sought out method for looking for skilled staff  is by giving out ads in newspapers. Various newspapers have special days and sections dedicated just for job openings. This will also help you get applicants who would genuinely be interested in your business.

Solicit referrals

Spreading the word around amongst everyone known can also work for you. People do usually come across people who might be on the look out for a job and if they are informed they can refer them to you. The advantage of this method is that the people from whom they are referred are a reliable source.

Job web portals

With the generation being hooked on to the internet, it has to play a very significant role. Web portals like, and etc are a few websites dedicated to job openings. These web portals have job sections across the board of the business world. So finding people for your franchise will be a very easy task here.

Social networking

A fairly new medium that has emerged as a search engine for employees, are the social networking sites. It is not just the youth that is glued to it, you find people from all age groups as a part of them. Registering on them and posting your requirement will surely spread like fire giving you the desired outcome. Not only can you find young professionals, you will also be able to find experienced people.

So when you are employing the next time, explore all these opportunities to find nothing but the best for your franchise business.

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