3. Remember that "hire slowly" doesn't mean "be slow to make a job offer." On the contrary, it pays to act swiftly at this stage. Being prepared by knowing what you want upfront and maintaining a network of contacts increases your odds of having strong candidates. And if you have strong candidates, you can close the deal quickly. When you find a match, let that person know as soon as possible. Don't spend days or weeks deciding whether or not to make an offer -- you'll just end up learning that the candidate took another job.
When the right person passes your interview process, make an offer the same day.
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