Hiring

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.

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The percentage of sick days taken because workers see them as a use-it-or-lose-it entitlement has doubled since 1995, according to a new survey by CCH Inc. As a result, the cost ...
An increase in age discrimination claims may be as inevitable as the graying of baby boomers. But some smart planning and good policy follow-through on your part can keep you ...
To be a better manager, try these tips:

The best way to probe

by on January 1, 2000 4:00am
in Hiring,Human Resources

When you’re interviewing a job candidate or weighing whether to promote someone, encourage them to analyze the past.
When the Resorts International Hotel in Atlantic City needed a full-time light and sound technician, the choice appeared simple. The two top candidates were equally qualified but, knowing that the casino ...
If you’re hunting for new hires, don’t just rely on the big Web sites such as monster.com and careerpath.com. Instead, periodically browse the Web sites of a handful of your competitors.
You check references before hiring, but ex-employers rarely offer honest opinions. So involve the candidate in the process.

Come talk to me

by on November 1, 1999 11:00pm
in Hiring,Human Resources

There’s one thing that Gary Hirshberg, a self-described cheapskate, will spend good money on: people.
You’re tired of hiring consultants to train your staff. You want your employees to learn about change management, teamwork and communication skills by doing—not sitting and listening to “experts” lecture about it.

Wait before saying yes

by on October 1, 1999 10:30pm
in Hiring,Human Resources

When a hiring manager makes you a fantastic job offer, calm yourself. Never accept an offer on the spot.
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