Whether you’re the small business owner hiring your first employee or the head of the Human Resources Department, you know hiring the right person for the job is crucial. Read articles and get the lastest information on recruiting methods, interviewing and hiring employees. We’ll cover writing job description, posting job advertisements online, preparing interview questions and more!
Are you a human resources manager in charge of terminating employees’ relationships with the company? Are you a manager who is contemplating letting some workers go? Be careful that you do not violate any wrongful termination law! Avoid costly litigation; take our quiz today.
An interview is a conversation between the interviewer and the interviewee, and is a dynamic method of identifying suitable candidates. It is for all practical purposes an indispensable part in the recruitment process. This HR guide to the interview explains how to conduct interviews efficiently.
Are you wondering what the right questions are to ask during an employee exit interview? Look no further! Here you will learn a thorough line of questioning and get a better understanding of how these interviews can help the organization make better choices for its employees.
To many, finding and hiring the right employees seems like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Here at Bright Hub, we’ve pulled together a collection of articles to help you find, hire, and recruit employees. We also explore new hire orientation, salary, benefits and legal issues.
Even HR professionals find themselves stuck in difficult situations when it comes to finding the right employees and ensuring they are in for the long-term. This guide will help any HR professional hire and maintain appropriate staff levels.
Asking the right questions of an applicant can mean the difference between hiring someone who has loads of experience and someone who has had a lot of jobs. Not sure which technique you should incorporate? Find out about various options and why you might –or might not– want to use them.
An e-portfolio or electronic portfolio refers to a collection of electronic works assembled and managed by the candidate, usually on the Web. Understanding how to evaluate an e-portfolio allows recruiters an additional source to assess the candidate’s knowledge, skills, dispositions, and growth.
Employee development and retention at nonprofits is challenging at best. There are many influences that are out of one’s control, which causes frustration when trying to increase development and reduce turnover. This article discusses the challenges and possible solutions to minimize the effect.
Employee retention has always been a difficult pursuit for companies. This article identifies ten ways to effectively manage the retention of talented employees through managing satisfaction, motivation, workplace needs and stressors–and providing growth opportunities, balance and feedback.
Can your organization do without you? Will you be missed if you leave, or will it be business as usual? There are several strategies that can be used to assess how essential your job is. This article looks at five of them.
Excess staff and staff shortages cause drags and related ill-effects. Calculating staffing requirements depends on accurate forecasts, or anticipating both future demand and workforce levels. This is a challenging task and requires much insight and experience. Scientific methods ease the process.
Hiring the right person for a job is generally pretty tough to do. There are usually many candidates with varied backgrounds. Ensuring a perfect cultural fit into your company culture can be even more difficult. Too often, this factor is overlooked when screening and interviewing applicants.
Managers must understand that factors in employee retention play a vital role in the smooth functioning of any business. Here, we explain these factors in greater detail including how to ensure a work/life balance and the importance of employee recognition.
The days of recruiting candidates best suited for your company now lean toward the Internet and resources like online job applications and assessment tests. This new way of hiring the right workforce is on the rise, so you need to know the right steps to choose acceptable candidates.
Is teleworking here to stay? Latest statistical reports show that fewer companies are getting into the telecommuting groove, leaving observers to believe that it’s just another fad. However, it’s still in that stage where latent problems tend to surface, while the challenges could be tougher.
Defining an employee’s job role with clear job functions significantly increases the likelihood of the employee performing well in their job. Job roles should be defined in a way that is easy for anyone to understand and replicate. Here are a few simple tips.
The pros and cons of utilizing stress interviews change depending on the industry. If you are considering instituting this process for your business, keep reading to learn the potential benefits and downfalls of this controversial method.
Deliberating the trade-off between increased headcount vs. overtime to address increasing workload issues requires considering issues such as the applicability of overtime laws, the pros and cons of overtime, the benefits of increasing headcount, and the sustainability of the increased workload.