Employee Relations, Human Resources, Leadership, Performance

#HRHorrorStories – Day 4 – Jobseeker No-No’s and Policy Pitfalls

Each day this week #DTHR's #HRHorrorStories has enlightened us to more and more "you won't believe this" stories that happen on a daily basis in HR and have shaped how we do business. And in sharing these stories, we hope that others will learn too. Day 4 of this series was no different. We went… Continue reading #HRHorrorStories – Day 4 – Jobseeker No-No’s and Policy Pitfalls

Human Resources, New Hire, Recruiting

The “Perfect” Candidate Doesn’t Exist So…Stop Looking!

It happens each and every time… A manager needs to replace an employee that left or wants to find “new talent” and they dream up what they envision as the perfect employee.  They begin to write a whole long list, not of duties, but of “needed” experience and qualifications for their next hire.  They submit… Continue reading The “Perfect” Candidate Doesn’t Exist So…Stop Looking!

Human Resources, New Hire, Recruiting

New Year = Time to Revisit Your Recruiting Strategy

Remember the days when you needed to fill a position and all you had to do was post a job ad? You would sit back and wait as hundreds of resumes came flying in. All you had to do was sift through all of them looking for those few top quality candidates to begin a… Continue reading New Year = Time to Revisit Your Recruiting Strategy

New Hire

Top Signs You Should Think Twice About Hiring An Applicant

You were impressed with their resume. You conducted the phone interview. You were equally impressed with them during an in-person interview. Could they be the perfect candidate? Aside from the typical background checks HR professional do these days: reference checks, Google searches, LinkedIn/Twitter/Facebook searches, criminal background checks…are there other signs that can point to a… Continue reading Top Signs You Should Think Twice About Hiring An Applicant