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How to Find a Great Employee Using Craigslist

If you’ve ever posted on Craigslist you know: Craigslist can suck. It gets exponentially worse when posting a job position. You will get this kind of response: “I want 2 work for u.” Really? That’s how you respond to a job posting? You will also get dozens of emails from headhunters and contractors trying to sell you their service. In general, it can be a huge waste of time that many small business owners don’t have.

That’s why I was so happy about a month ago when I received the following response to the Craigslist post we put out for our repair technicians:

It’s just a cell phone repair job, dude. Relax.

Craigslist job posting success! You see, a good post has 3 major objectives:

  1. Deter people of low ambition and/or talent.
  2. Filter out solicitors so you don’t even have to bother with them.
  3. And the most important goal: Find a great employee.

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How to Find a Great Employee Using Craigslist

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Getting the most out of Craigslist.

If you’ve ever posted on Craigslist you know: Craigslist can suck. It gets exponentially worse when posting a job opening. You will get this kind of response: “I want 2 work for u.” Really? That’s how you respond to a job posting? You will also get dozens of emails from headhunters and Indian contractors trying to sell you their service. In general, it can be a huge waste of time that many small business owners don’t have.

That’s why I was so happy about a month ago when I received the following response to our Craigslist post:

“It’s just a cell phone repair job, dude. Relax.”

Craigslist job posting success! You see, a good post has 3 major objectives:

  1. Deter people of low ambition and/or talent.
  2. Filter out solicitors so you don’t even have to bother with them.
  3. And the most important goal: Find a great employee.

Continue reading “How to Find a Great Employee Using Craigslist”