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Only let A-players on your team. Really listen to your employees; ask for input and have on going conversations. Deliver what you promised your employees when you hired them. Find out who your employees really are and what they value. Empower your managers to take care of your employees. Train them so well that they […]\nThe post The 5 Keys to Creating a Great Place to Work appeared first on Humetrics.
As an interviewer, there are any number of prompts you can use to get job candidates to divulge more details and give you a more complete picture. When they have finished their response to your question and you want to know more, say: Tell me more… Could you expand on that? Take me through the […]\nThe post How to Get Applicants to Open Up appeared first on Humetrics.
It bears repeating… Find a way to keep in touch with the great people who have left your employ. Keep them on the company newsletter list or keep remembering their birthdays with a card. Let them know you’d welcome them back. You never know; the grass isn’t always greener.\nThe post Re-Recruiting Tip appeared first on Humetrics.
If you want your recruiting ads and posts to attract more applicants, do these two things… Start with a question; when you do, your readers will stop to think about their answer. For example, compare these two headlines: (a)  Life Is Too Short to Not Work Someplace AWESOME! (b) Would You Like to Work Someplace […]\nThe post How to Get More Job Applicants appeared first on Humetrics.
In The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus, the author, aka Santa, gives us his secrets for leadership success. While we all know the magic he performs one day each year, we also need to remember he runs a large and complex workshop the other 364 days of the year. Here are a few of his […]\nThe post Some Secrets from Santa… appeared first on Humetrics.
Below is a list of job perks and incentives published by an “expert” about ways to keep millennial employees happy and engaged at work and to attract new members of that generation to your workforce as well. I have a lot of concern about the quality of the list and the author’s take on generational […]\nThe post What Millennials Want appeared first on Humetrics.
“We do not train future pilots; we train future captains.” I’m a sucker for a good quote and this came from a pilot for Cathay Pacific talking about the pilots he flies with. The comment has leadership written all over it. “We do not train and develop managers; we train and develop future leaders,” should […]\nThe post Train for Leadership appeared first on Humetrics.
Here’s an interview question that will give you great insight into the applicant’s work ethic: “Do you have any friends who have jobs? What have they told you about work?” 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 Hiring First-Time Workers? appeared first on Humetrics.
When 5,000 people were asked if they’d received any praise or acknowledgement from their employer in the past year, only 7.6 percent answered “yes.” More importantly, when those 380 people were then asked how long ago it happened, the answers were from one week to 37 years ago. Finally, and most tellingly, when asked if […]\nThe post Recognition: Costs Nothing, Works Wonders appeared first on Humetrics.
When you are conducting a job interview, there are only four questions that need to be answered about any applicant: Can they do the job? Will they do the job? Will they do job to the level expected or even better? Can we live with each other? (Will they fit into the organization?) Need a […]\nThe post The Only Four Things You Need to Know… appeared first on Humetrics.

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