That’s approximately how many discrimination in the workplace charges were leveled against employers in 2010, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Here’s a rundown of the group’s statistics on discrimination in the workplace allegations,…
The first thing to recognize about hiring “good” employees is forgetting the notion that employees are perfect. The perfect employee is definitely a dream of anyone who manages, but as we all know, doesn’t really exist. No one is perfect; not employees and not managers.
Transcript of ESBHR Podcast 16: Retaining a Diverse Workforce, Part II Listen to the audio. In today’s article, I’ll share ideas on how to keep the diverse employees that you have. You’ll learn as I go over this information with you that many of these tips can easily be applied to all types of employees; and […]
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.
Transcript of ESBHR Podcast 14: The Best Reference Questions To Ask For Maximum Results Listen to the audio. Today, I’d like to share with you what I think are some of the best reference questions to ask: 1. Share with me a summary of the candidates’ job responsibilities? This question is important because you need to […]
Transcript of ESBHR Podcast 13: Checking Telephone References Versus Written References Listen to the audio. It’s the first day of August as of the taping of this episode, and I’m preparing for a family reunion that we’re hosting in Massachusetts this year. I also have several house guests, including my 8 year old niece and her […]
Finding and hiring an employee to fill a job should be easy! People are looking for work; you have a job to fill. It’s just a matter of finding the best person, interviewing them, offering a salary and they’re on board! Hiring a new employee can seem so deceptively simple on the surface…