Amy Reid, Recruitment Director for Impact Advisors, a consulting services company that focuses on the healthcare information technology industry shares how Impact Advisors effectively recruits using social media.
Is it better for hiring managers to hire job candidates who have previous experience in the type of work that the job requires? Or does it make the most sense to hire an employee and then train your new hire on the job?
To micromanage based on the dictionary definition means “to manage especially with excessive control or attention to detail”. I know that you know that but I think it is so important to get that clarity.
Social media has become deeply ingrained in the lives of many individuals since Facebook’s rise to popularity, serving as a primary point of contact for friends and family in many instances. This leaves many companies in a precarious situation.
If you own a small business, chances are good that you have hired or at least considered hiring family members. Is hiring relatives a good business move, or is it just plain old fashioned nepotism that can cause problems within the company?
You stare at a resume or walk out of an interview and you have a feeling about this person. Your gut instinct is a firm “yes” or maybe a definite “no”.
Should you always “go with your gut” when hiring a new employee? What’s the harm?
One of the key factors to the success of any business is how hard its employees work to surpass the goals of the company. In order for this to happen, however, the company’s employees should have a high level of accountability for the work they are doing.
Arguably the most important stage of the recruitment and selection process is the interview.
The best interviews are those where the interviewer and the interviewee are both relaxed and able to get clear questions and answers across. Here are some key ways that you can start to learn the tools of the interviewers’ trade!
Small businesses sometimes struggle when it comes to meeting their HR needs. The time and effort that they want to spend on the business is focused elsewhere to ensure their company is staffed with the best and is meeting all necessary state and federal employment guidelines.
You need to address issues as the issues occur and be clear as to your concerns. Let your employees know what you expect moving forward and what the consequences are if workplace issues resurface. And of course you always have these types of conversations in private.