How to Properly Interview an HR Professional

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Human resources plays a vital role within your company. As BambooHR points out, these individuals are responsible for everything from recruiting/hiring and training employees to resolving workplace conflicts. So you’ll want to be sure to select the right HR professional for the job. A big part of this is asking the right questions during the… Read more »

Why You Should Look at a Candidate’s Skills and Not Employment Gaps

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In some cases, you may find yourself in a situation where you have someone who seems like a great candidate who’s applying for a position. They’ve got the right knowledge, skill set, qualifications, etc. The only issue is there’s an employment gap in their resume. Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t automatically disqualify these… Read more »

Great Ways to Attract Great Candidates

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You could argue that the success of your company ultimately relies on the caliber of your workforce. Hiring great candidates plays a huge role in your productivity, profitability and culture. So, of course you’ll want to attract the right people. Here are some effective strategies for doing just that. Tap Into Employee Networks Acquiring new… Read more »

Is Your Management Style Pushing Employees Out the Door?

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What’s the number one reason employees quit their jobs? According to a 2015 Gallup study, it’s because of their manager. Of the 7,272 U.S. adults who participated in the study, “One in two had left their job to get away from their manager to improve their overall life at some point in their career.” Here… Read more »

Show Your Employees They Are Valued

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Employee recognition plays a key role in improving company culture and reducing turnover. Therefore, it’s something you’ll want to prioritize. But according to research from Gallup, “Only one in three workers in the U.S. strongly agree they received recognition or praise for doing good work in the past seven days. Furthermore, employees who do not… Read more »

The 3 Top Management Trends for 2018 You Should Know About

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The methods employers use to manage employees have changed dramatically in the 21st century. Many traditional techniques have been replaced by more efficient, technology-driven methods. Here are some specific management trends for 2018 that you should be aware of. Artificial Intelligence Artificial intelligence (AI) is spreading its tentacles to nearly every industry, including HR. Besides… Read more »

What Does Employee Turnover Really Cost Your Business?

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A high employee turnover rate can be crippling to your company. Not only does it put a damper on morale and culture, it can be incredibly costly from a financial standpoint. Let’s take a closer look at this issue to see just how much it can cost your business.  The Full Extent of the Cost… Read more »

Tips for Helping Candidates Feel Comfortable During an Interview

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Interviewing for a job can be anxiety inducing for even the most confident and accomplished of candidates. Therefore, it’s common for most individuals to be at least a little nervous. But this is problematic because you may not always get a person’s best effort and can end up missing out on great employees. Here are… Read more »

Common Hiring Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Hiring mistakes can have a devastating impact on your company. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics even found, “The average cost of a poor hiring decision can equal 30 percent of the individual’s first-year potential earnings.” Not to mention it wastes time and resources and can take a toll on your company culture. Here are… Read more »

Tips for Effectively Conducting an Exit Interview

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Any time a valued employee leaves your company, you’ll want to know what motivated their departure. An exit interview is a great opportunity to gain critical feedback from an employee to better understand their reasoning. Here are some tips and techniques for effectively conducting an exit interview and getting the most from it. Create a… Read more »