Tips & tactics from 2004 SHRM conference

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The HR Specialist joined more than 12,000 HR professionals in New Orleans this summer for the annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference. Here are some quick tips and strategies we picked up: Heed 3 new trends in exit interviews

Lynn Nemser, head of Partners in Performance, a Pittsburgh-based HR consulting firm, said organizations are moving toward three big changes in exit interviews this year:

1. More post-exit interviews. Employees' final days and weeks on the job are too emotional, plus employees may not be as truthful while still employed. That's why more organizations are hosting exit interviews after employees leave, typically 30 to 90 days after.

2. Shift from internal to external. Employees are more comfortable when not doing an in-office review.

3. Shift from interview to survey as primary tool. Paper surveys are much cheaper than face-to-face or phone interviews, and they offer...(register to read more)

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