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Human Resources Management
Millennials Hiring, Management & Work Ethic
Complaints about hiring millennials make big news.  People say Millennials are lazy, uninterested in working, and goof-off a lot. To overcome your Millennial hiring & supervising woes, simply follow the recommendations in this article.

Jun 1, 2016, 14:32

Human Resources Management
7 HORRIBLE PHRASES & WORDS YOUR EMPLOYEES NEVER SHOULD SAY
Some words and phrases employees use are warning signs that those employees may be lazy, unproductive, unengaged and thoughtless

Here are seven phrases and words that spell trouble – if your employees use them and what to do about them.


May 7, 2015, 12:13

Human Resources Management
Research Using Pre-Employment Tests to Discover Companies’ Actual Core Competencies

Many companies proudly show their list of core competencies to anyone who will look. However, the core or key competencies listed often have no connection to reality. Using pre-employment test research in many companies, I discovered the actual core competencies of companies often differ from their stated key competencies.


Dec 13, 2013, 11:34

Human Resources Management
PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTS PRODUCE EXCELLENT EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Use pre-employment tests for two purposes: (1) hiring good employees and (2) developing/improving employees you hire. When properly done, certain pre-employment tests help you develop and train employees to exhibit the terrific qualities of your best “superstar” employees
Oct 11, 2012, 14:36

Human Resources Management
HOW TO HIRE APPLICANTS WHO FIT IN YOUR ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
Pre-employment tests clearly tell you if a job applicant could fit in your companys culture.  But, you must carry out an important step. This article reveals that step.
Mar 16, 2010, 15:48