Here’s an article from the archives that employers in the process of interviewing and hiring will find helpful. Behavioral interviewing if you’re not familiar with it is one of the best ways to ensure that you really understand whether the person that you’re interviewing has the experience that you need for your opening.
Ever wonder what the difference is between “terminating” an employee and “firing” an employee, or if there is any difference at all? Easy Small Business HR’s “HR Dictionary” takes the mystery out some of the human resources jargon by highlighting some of the basic definitions of words most often used by those in the position […]
How To Write One In Thirty Minutes or Less A job description may seem like an unnecessary step. You know what work you will need for your employee to perform. Does putting the job down on paper really even matter? Absolutely! Five advantages to “putting it in writing”: 1. Job descriptions help you to […]
You’ve prepared your job description and interview questions and have interviewed several candidates. You’re ready to make a decision about who you should hire! What are the next steps? I’ll walk you through the next phase in the process in Episode 11 of Employee Hiring and Managing Tips. Watch the video. Read the transcript.
Businesses should take note from the hard lesson learned from one Las Vegas business about how sexual harassment of employees should not be tolerated in the workplace. The following article was published on the KNXT News Radio website, (KNXT.com) which highlighted a recent…
Marilyn was excited when she first started her job in her town’s high-end day spa one year ago. She noticed that she was the only staff member of color at the spa, but for Marilyn, this was akin to noticing that the sun wasn’t shining today; just an observation.
Does firing and laying an employee off mean the same thing? What is the difference between on boarding and orienting a new employee? Refer to the definitions that follow to learn more.
What’s the difference between an acceptance letter and a job offer letter? A functional resume versus a chronological resume? Need more human resources definitions? Check out the HR Dictionary at http://www.EasySmallBusinessHR.com.
Business owners who have the responsibility of hiring staff want to know as much as possible about their potential new hire. We all have a natural need to know not just about the applicant’s work experience, but also their personal interests as a way of determining whether the candidate…
In “Major Mistakes Businesses Make When Laying Off Workers”, I highlighted several layoff horror stories and why it is best to proceed with laying off employees in a way that is thoughtful and respectful of the affected employee. The laid off employee is not the only person negatively affected…