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Of course they don’t and neither should you. Whether you’re hiring or not, you need to keep up a consistent interviewing practice because: The experience improves your interviewing skills and keeps them sharp. You’ll build a list of pre-screened candidates you can call when something does open up. You may find someone too good to […]\nThe post Do Super Bowl Champions Ever Quit Looking for Great, New Players? appeared first on Humetrics.
If you were to ask your employees if there is a difference is between a dollar saved and a dollar earned, most will tell you there is no difference, when, in fact, the difference is huge. When you save a dollar, you have a dollar. If you sell something for a dollar and your profit […]\nThe post What’s the Difference Between a Dollar Saved and a Dollar Earned? appeared first on Humetrics.
Leadership and innovation: You have to give your employees good reasons to pick your company over your competitors as a place to work and two great ones are outstanding leadership and relentless innovation. Understanding: The best employers are those who spend as much time as possible listening to their employees. Understanding what they like and […]\nThe post What Does It Take to Be an Employer-of-Choice? appeared first on Humetrics.
I recently read an article by a “millennial expert” on ways to keep that generation happily engaged and on-board. I have a lot of concerns about her take on generational differences as well as the quality of the list (which included free snacks or meals, on-site fitness centers, and cell phone stipends). I believe it’s […]\nThe post Employee Retention Tip appeared first on Humetrics.
Here are some questions you can use to “work backwards” and hone in on how to hire and retain STAR employees*: What kind of person thrives in our environment and culture? What are the strengths necessary to do the job well? What values must an employee embody to be happy and successful in our culture? […]\nThe post And the Answer Is… appeared first on Humetrics.
Most jobs require employees. The right employee gets the job done and an inferior one doesn’t do it right or leaves it undone. There’s a spectrum of cost though. Employees require different levels of expense. If you use a cheap employee, you might end up with nothing. Use the right employee and you get the […]\nThe post Getting the Job Done appeared first on Humetrics.
    Great employees don’t jump ship; they are pushed overboard! The question is what did management do that made things so bad they had no recourse but to jump? Need a great speaker for your next meeting? Give me a call; let’s talk Mel Kleiman, Founder & President Humetrics (713) 771.4401 info@humetrics.com\nThe post Great Employee Pushed Overboard appeared first on Humetrics.
Before you complain about your crew, ask yourself a few tough questions: Who recruited them? Who hired them? Who trained them? Who gives the tools they need to do the job? Who coaches them? Who supervises their work? Who holds them accountable? Who keeps them on the payroll? D’OH! That’s right … YOU are the […]\nThe post Unhappy with Your Hourly Employees? appeared first on Humetrics.
Before you interview your next candidate, ask yourself the questions below and think about how you would answer. Even though no applicant may actually ask you these questions, these are the ones they really want the answers to. So, when a promising applicant doesn’t ask, tell them these are questions you often get and give […]\nThe post Even If They Don’t Ask… appeared first on Humetrics.
Could you reduce the pain from today’s record turnover by getting some of your very best to come back? It is often possible because studies show “72 percent of past employees would return to the company if the opportunity arose” and “almost one quarter regret their decision to leave.” Turns out, the top reason for […]\nThe post The Grass Is Not Always Greener appeared first on Humetrics.

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