Once you’ve gone through the process of finding and hiring the right candidate, the last thing that you’d expect is the need to fire your new employee. Despite thoroughly interviewing and checking references, it is not out of the realm of possibility that your new employee will not be a good fit.
Listening to your applicant’s responses is just as important if not more important than asking the right questions. In episode 10 of my Employee Hiring and Managing Tips Podcast, I’ll discuss how you should begin to think about deciphering the responses of your job applicant. Watch the video. Read the transcript.
The article, “Out Of Work Job Applicants Told Unemployed Need Not Apply” is all the buzz for those who have seen it in HR circles. It was even shared in an HR group that I’m a member of on Linked In. I read the article. It describes how companies are posting job listings with the caveat…
The following is an edited article that I wrote in 2009 during the height of the economic downturn. These five recruitment and hiring tips are timeless as well as useful, regardless of the economic climate as you think about your recruitment and hiring processes:
This podcast will focus on what I think are five of the best types of interview questions to ask, no matter what type of job it is that you are interviewing for. I’ll also cover the reasons why you should ask these specific interview questions. Watch the video. Read the transcript.
In the last episode, I gave you tips on how to write a job description or job summary. You’ve developed a job description, and now you’re ready to interview. This podcast will cover how to develop interview questions using the behavioral interviewing style of questioning job applicants. Thanks for listening! Watch the video. Read the […]
A job description can be an essential tool when hiring employees as part of the job interview process. A clearly written job description is also one of several ways to help you to avoid any confusion or misunderstandings of what is required of your employees once hired. In podcast episode #5, “How To Write A […]
Lack of preparation for your interview with your job applicant is a common mistake made in the hiring process, but it’s a mistake that can cost you in terms of lost productivity and revenue if you hire the wrong person for your opening. In Episode 4, I’ll discuss the importance of preparing for your face […]
Many managers and business owners understand the value of hiring a diverse group of employees, but aren’t quite sure of the steps that need to be taken towards reaching their goal of an inclusive and diverse workforce. Finding and retaining employees that represent a wide range of diversity…
Based on December 2009 stats released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rates across the nation for adults are still at or near double digits: 10.2% for men compared to 8.2% for women. Broken down by race, unemployment for people of color…