Monthly Archives: May 2015

Meet employees at their level of knowledge

At one company where I was Human Resources Manager, concern about worker literacy prompted me to begin testing job applicants through the state job service, which used standardized literacy tests. That experiment didn’t last long, however, because nearly 50%¬†of applicants … Continue reading

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Develop your own pre-hire assessments

One of the things I strongly emphasize when coaching recruiters and hiring managers, is the use of pre-hire testing in the hiring process. There is often a big difference between what applicants include on their resumes or applications, and what … Continue reading

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Stress has devastating health effects

As a manager or leader, you likely experience stress, right? Perhaps you have to fire someone. Maybe your team is not meeting its budget goals and you’re getting pressure from your boss. Or you are distracted at work because your … Continue reading

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