Monthly Archives: March 2015

Survey shows best sources for hires

Internet based CareerXroads.com recently published their Source of Hire Report 2014, and there were some surprising findings. According to the report, companies continue to find their best candidates in their own backyards. Participating companies filled more than 41% of their … Continue reading

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Disparate Impact Affects All Employers

Sunday’s newspaper brought an article by columnist Thomas Sowell about the Justice Department’s repeated use of the term “disparate impact” in their report about the Ferguson, MO., police department. But what does disparate impact mean to an HR professional or … Continue reading

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Get the most out of your interviews

You’ve reviewed dozens or even hundreds of resumes, pulled a few you think have promise, and invited them in for an interview. And your hiring process falls apart because you don’t know how to get the most out of your … Continue reading

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Leaders never use terms of endearment at work

I live in eastern Oklahoma and often shop in western Arkansas. This is a part of the country where informal speech and speech patterns are the norm. It’s common, for example, to hear store clerks address customers as “honey” or … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Right Down to Basics

We can talk all day about leadership and leadership skills, but at the end of the day, it doesn’t matter a bit what your leadership skills are, or are not, if you’ve not hired the right employees to begin with. … Continue reading

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