Monthly Archives: June 2017

Exit Interviews

Tips on Conducting Exit Interviews

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Exit Interviews

“In today’s knowledge economy, skilled employees are the asset that drives organizational success. Thus companies must learn from them—why they stay, why they leave, and how the organization needs to change. A thoughtful exit-interview process can create a constant flow of feedback on all three fronts.” – Harvard Business Review Exit interviews can be extremely…

The Low-Down on Phone Interviews

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phone interviews

Phone interviews are used to screen candidates and narrow the pool of applicants who will be invited for an in-person interview. A bad phone interview = no in-person interview = no job. Anyone who hasn’t already been through a phone interview might think it sounds like a walk in the park. Their initial thought is…

How to Answer: Tell Me About Yourself

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Tell Me About Yourself

Tell Me About Yourself: A question that is asked in almost every interview that many applicants fear. It seems like such a simple question, but what comes out of the applicant’s mouth on the spot probably isn’t what the interviewer wants to hear. Some job seekers are under the impression that this question is casually…

Ways to Make Company Meetings More Efficient

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Meetings

Your invite for a last minute meeting just went out, quickly followed by dramatic sighs throughout the office. Meetings in the workplace can be painful, especially when they’re frequent and have a history of being perceived meaningless. Review these tips before planning your next meeting to help avoid this negative company-wide reaction, and to make…

Why Summer Fridays are Beneficial

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Summer Fridays

Friday is here, the sun is shining, and your employees’ eyes are glued to the window and clock itching for the weekend.  To avoid these unproductive habits, many employers have adapted to allowing Summer Friday hours as an additional, inexpensive employee perk.  As a manager, you may be wondering why this would be beneficial for…