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Why References Are Still Important In The Screening Process

If you are involved in the hiring process or are simply pursuing other employment opportunities, then you would perhaps know some of the challenges with obtaining a reference. Although references are critical to the hiring process, many organizations are reluctant to...

Age Discrimination is Alive and Well

I have a friend, a seasoned Human Resources Manager, who recently found herself unemployed. In the process of job hunting she was approached by two headhunters for potential positions. Both recruiters asked her how old she is. They said their clients were looking for...

The Other Cost of Bad Hires

Statistics show that the cost of a bad hire is 11⁄2 times the annual salary of the position. This takes into consideration the cost of severance pay as well as the cost of recruitment and training. What is not included is the collateral damage felt throughout the...

Managing Turnover as One Solution to Skill Shortage

Talk to any Senior Manager today and what is keeping him/her awake at night is their inability to find and hire skilled workers. Talent is in short supply and the competition for what is an insufficient supply is fierce. Organizations are often faced with vacancies...

Why Doing References is Still Important

If you are involved in the hiring process or are simply pursuing other employment opportunities, then you would perhaps know some of the challenges with obtaining a reference. Although references are critical to the hiring process, many organizations are reluctant to...

Eight Steps to Successful Hiring

Throughout my long career in HR I have always held the belief that for any organization to be successful it must always strive to hire the right people. We have all heard about or studied successful organizations and a significant common feature among them all is that...

Probationary Periods

It is surprising to me how many people are shocked when I inform them that probationary periods are not law. The bigger realization usually follows as these organizations are told that they do not have a probationary period in place for a certain employee....

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