6 Interview Questions Every Small Business Owner Should Ask
Building your business to the point where you need to hire extra staff is a huge accomplishment, but that doesn’t make it any easier to find the right people to fill those new roles. Between effectively targeting candidates, sifting through piles of resumes, and interviewing your top applicants, there is a lot of work to be done throughout the entire process.
It is tough for a small business …
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Job Search Rejection: It’s Not Personal, But It Sure Feels Like It Is
The job search is perhaps the most personal impersonal experience there is.
As a job seeker, you pour your heart into your cover letter. You customize your resume. You agonize your way through every step of the process, which can drag out for many months. Along the way, you may encounter many tests of your abilities: phone screens, in-person interviews, panel interviews — and perhaps even more. You may be asked to …
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3 HR Tech Trends to Watch in 2019
From moving to the cloud to the rise of mobile and big data, HR pros have watched the HR tech stack evolve by leaps and bounds over the last few decades. As 2019 gets into full swing, many pros are now asking where HR tech will go next. This is a vital question we should all be trying to answer.
People don’t work in the same ways as they used to. …
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The Truth Doesn’t Always Have to Hurt
We’ve all heard the expressions. “The truth shall set you free” (John 8:32). “The truth is rarely pure and never simple” (Oscar Wilde). “The truth hurts” (everyone).
Unfortunately, accepting the truth is easier said than done. People tend to prefer justifying the daily mistruths rather than challenging them. Many simply avoid confrontation out of fear of making others uncomfortable or feeling uncomfortable themselves.
However, I’d like you to consider that the truth doesn’t have to hurt. In fact, the truth may just …
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8 Ways Technology Is Changing Performance Management
Performance reviews have long been integral to performance management, but recent technological developments have revolutionized the way reviews are handled, how feedback is given, and how employees are engaged.
How has HR tech turned outdated review processes into effective performance management? Here is just a small survey of the biggest innovations in this domain:
1. Face-to-Face Reviews
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8 Effective Time Management Strategies for Recruiters
As a recruiter, you hold one of the busiest and most in-demand roles in any corporate environment. You likely have multiple projects to juggle at once and a lot of people relying on you for their career needs. To succeed, you have to use every minute of your workweek as efficiently as possible.
The good news is there are proven strategies you can implement in your daily life that …
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For a More Diverse Workforce, Hire Based on Merit
Many factors go into creating a strong workforce, and diversity of perspective is a key one.
According to David Rock and Heidi Grant, a more diverse team is a smarter team — and a more successful team. As they write in the Harvard Business Review, “A 2015 McKinsey report on 366 public companies found that those in the top quartile for ethnic …
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18 Business Books to Read During Your Lunch Break
Bill Gates reads 50 books a year on average. The typical American reads four. See a connection?
The fact is, reading is a fundamental part of your growth as a professional. Not only does it educate you, but it also keeps you …
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How to Have Difficult Conversations at Work
Are you avoiding a difficult conversation you know you need to have? Ask yourself this question: “What will change if I don’t have this conversation?”
The answer: nothing.
That’s right. If you avoid the conversation, nothing changes, and whatever your situation is stays the same. You rob yourself of the ability to solve a nagging problem, or make a change for the better, or even improve your relationship with whomever …
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3 Ways to Tell Whether Your Sales Manager Candidates Have Business Acumen
Good sales managers effectively motivate and advise their sales teams to achieve goals and improve performance. Great sales managers, however, combine the power of their past experiences, expert knowledge, and awareness of their surroundings to make important company decisions for today and the future.
Put simply, the best sales managers have business acumen.
Business acumen is the ability to use experience, knowledge, perspective, and awareness to make sound business decisions. …
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