selection process

The Pitfalls to Word-of-Mouth Hiring

Last time we discussed ways of managing performance and the critical element of recruitment and job matching to maximize performance. However, when the majority of hiring is done through word-of-mouth, a biased assessment of ability based on an emotional connection will inevitably put a manager between a rock and a hard place. When an open position is brewing, managers/owners begin their hunt well before the job is on the open market. They first tell their friends and associates [...]


Signs of Movement: EVERYONE Needs More in 3-5 Years

In today’s world, it is standard for almost any position to turn over in 3-5 years. Whether an employee is ready for advancement, not able to perform, or dissatisfied with their job tasks, coworkers, or pay, they will begin showing signs of dissatisfaction. Not only is it important to identify these signs quickly, but it is necessary to take action before the problem magnifies. An employee may begin a pattern of showing up late for [...]

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