A hiring manager is an individual within an organization who is responsible for managing the recruitment and selection process for new employees. They play a pivotal role in identifying talent, assessing candidates, and making hiring decisions. The hiring manager works closely with HR professionals and other stakeholders to ensure the successful acquisition of qualified candidates.
As a hiring manager for a software development team, John is responsible for filling open positions with highly skilled programmers. He works closely with HR to define job requirements, screen resumes, and conduct technical interviews. After assessing the candidates' technical expertise, teamwork abilities, and alignment with the company's values, John makes the final hiring decision and extends job offers to the selected candidates.