Tag Archives: Human resources

Training? Mentoring?

 The lack of training and mentoring can cause an employee to leave or a candidate to decline an offer.  What do you need to do to make sure [..]

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Offers and backgrounds

Don’t make the mistake of giving offers of employment before you have checked the background.  Not just the formal references, but also the social media references and perhaps [..]

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Hiring Tip #36: Listen

Don’t “sell” the job in the interview.  Really listen to the answers to your questions.  Get your “gut” out of the way and investigate, seek, quest.

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Yes, you need to know them but…

Hire someone you know (or one of your employees knows), but not too well-known. Friends are different from employees.  Employees can become friends but why stress a friendship [..]

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Hire people who are better than you are

Hiring “Mini-Me” means that you will be hiring all your own faults as well as your strengths. Look for someone who complements you, rather than replicates you.

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Networking and your professional development

Tweet: “Your career, and therefore your livelihood, depends upon two things: people and information.” (Thanks to my colleague Judson Walsh at Career Path Strategies for this clarity) I [..]

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Hiring Tip # 21: Do you use referrals?

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Epic Fail: Why you may be missing the right people

[svpVideo v=1] Conversation with John Rose Are you getting the right people for your open positions?  Do you know why not?  What do you need to do to [..]

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Video: Why use G+

Great new tool! G+ Read more »

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Video: Holocracy

What is Holocracy? How can this new way of organizing a company reduce bottlenecks, empower employees, make your purpose even stronger? Read more »

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