HR INSIGHTS | Education vs. Experience

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AS A BUSINESS OWNER OR MANAGER, YOU KNOW THAT HIRING THE WRONG PERSON IS THE MOST COSTLY MISTAKE YOU CAN MAKE. — Brian Tracy Your business depends on having the right people doing the right jobs. As the job market gets more competitive and companies increasingly vie with each other to attract the best talent, they run the risk… Read more »

Team Strife? Four Essential Strategies for Managing Through It

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Conflict on teams is inevitable.  The question is not how to prevent it – it’s how to manage through it.  When the team hits an impasse, the best managers employ these four essential strategies for leading their team out of the wilderness and back to a productive relationship: Start neutral. When you intervene in an… Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Top Employees! 5 Retention Strategies to Follow.

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With the economy back in full swing and talent in many sectors at a premium, the focus on retention is at an all-time high.  Skip the gimmicks and employ these five strategies to improve retention and reduce your hiring costs: Get feedback. Start by talking to your current staff. What do they like most about… Read more »

Concerned about a Candidate’s Education? Here’s What You Should Do.

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When you draft requirements for an open position, you must carefully consider what experience and credentials are essential to the role. But in a time where systems are easily hacked and almost anything can be purchased on the Internet, how can you be certain that your candidate is who he says he is before you… Read more »