Nine Tips on Conducting an Effective Interview

Nine Tips on Conducting an Effective Interview

Have you ever been interviewed for a job before? The answer is probably yes. Conducting an effective interview boils down to knowing how job seekers prepare for it. Even if you’ve conducted thousands of interviews, there’s always room to make it a more comfortable process. 1. Know Exactly What You’re Looking For If you don’t…
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Try These Five Effective Employee Rewards

Try These Five Effective Employee Rewards

Employee rewards are a form of recognition that shouldn’t be thought of as “nice”, but instead, necessary. By providing your employees with simple rewards, you are reinforcing the actions and behaviors you most want to see repeated. Since the majority of employees want you to see them as essential contributors, and truly want to be…
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When a Toxic Worker is Well Liked by Superiors … Then What?

When a Toxic Worker is Well Liked by Superiors … Then What?

Toxic workers can make their co-workers unhappy, frustrated, less productive and even reconsider their place of employment. Perhaps these toxic workers do great work, they meet their bottom lines and they’re always cheerful around their superiors. In these cases, they tend to be well liked by management. The challenge is that they may be unaware…
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Try These Five Effective Employee Rewards

How to Attract Quality Candidates

When getting the word out about an open position within an organization, basic recruitment platforms are generally utilized—online ads or newspaper ads, a career page on the company’s website, and maybe even a job fair. When we think about how to attract quality candidates, we need to remember that the best candidates aren’t always looking…
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Try These Five Effective Employee Rewards

Social Media Sourcing

When used effectively, social media can be a powerful recruiting tool. Shanil Kaderali, Executive VP of Global Talent Solutions at the global recruitment process outsourcing firm, Pierpont International, spoke with the Society for Human Resource Management about the emerging role of social media in recruiting and the unique challenges of finding candidates through social. One…
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Interview No-Nos: Screaming, Stealing, Lying—and Bringing Your Pet Bird

Interview No-Nos: Screaming, Stealing, Lying—and Bringing Your Pet Bird

Your job candidate sits down, takes a family photo off your desk and deposits it into her purse. Another one slips off her shoe, pulls out some Johnson’s baby lotion and proceeds to slather it on her foot. Seriously? Yes, seriously. Those are real stories from HR and hiring managers who replied to a CareerBuilder…
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