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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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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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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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