When hiring employees, negligent hiring practices can doom the process. Learn from your colleagues’ successes – and avoid their pitfalls.
Smart interview questions, well-written job descriptions, and sharp interviewing result in hiring employees that work out well, AND make you look good in the process.
When you interview candidates, you typically know within a few minutes whether it’s a thumbs-up or thumbs-down. Realizing this, some employers, including Travelodge, Texas Instruments and Abbott Labs, have taken a page from the “speed dating” trend ...
Normal people try to put their best foot forward during job interviews. Others not so much. Like the applicant who showed up drunk. Or the guy who picked his nose. A new survey reveals some of the strangest, rudest behavior applicants display during job interviews.
When you google “best places to work,” you’re sure to find a link to Google itself. The search engine giant—91 million lookups per day—is a perpetual contender for the No. 1 spot on lists that rank great employers. Google's VP for "people operations" tells how the company stays on top with innovative hiring, retention and collaboration strategies.
Employee transfers have always somewhat of a hard sell for employers. But making a move in the current housing market is fraught with peril for all parties.
Running a business that you love involves some duties you probably don’t love—such as payroll, hiring and other HR-type duties.
If your organization hires summer interns, be prepared to offer them more than a lunch and a souvenir coffee cup. If you hope to cultivate those interns as future permanent employees, it is important to pay them ... But beyond the big bucks, try these tactics to recruit capable interns who will consider signing on permanently after graduation.
You already know the value of writing a thank-you note after a job
interview. But did you know that those follow-up notes can carry as
much clout as a cover letter in landing the job?
Is your company hiring interns or other inexpensive labor this summer? Here’s how to attract part-timers without increasing costs.
It's possible for an organization to keep or even add employee benefits while tightening its belt and saying no to labor-intensive new products. How? Offer more voluntary benefits, which require little to no administration by HR and are paid for entirely by employees who choose to accept them ...
Winning a spot on any of the dozens of coveted “best companies” lists can reap your organization a world of positive publicity and boost your reputation among potential recruits. But to win, you need to know how to play the game. Compensation & Benefits asked the experts to share some tips for placing well on the many “best companies to work for” lists ...