Use the SMARTT method to hire the right person for the right job. S - Start with a realistic job description and list traits that a person must have in order to do the job effectively. M - Make a list of questions. A - Ask questions and listen carefully. R - Review the responses thoughtfully. Use a system to compare one job candidate with another and check references. T - Take your time and make an offer. T - Thoughtfully bring the new hire on board.