“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 email@example.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.
Are you making good use of the five most effective employee motivators? Being able to have some fun at work. Opportunities to learn and grow. Being a valued member of a productive team. Management feedback that helps them be even better at their jobs. Recognition. Need a great speaker for your next meeting? Give […]\nThe post Employee Retention Tip appeared first on Humetrics.
“You can rent a person’s back and hands, but you must earn their head and heart.” ~Rodger Dean Duncan Need a great speaker for your next meeting? Give me a call; let’s talk! Mel Kleiman, Founder & President Humetrics (713) 771.4401 firstname.lastname@example.org\nThe post Words of the Wise appeared first on Humetrics.
Take a page from Trader Joe’s HR manual and, whenever a valued employee resigns, offer them a leave of absence instead because: It will make the person feel valued and respected. It will make it easy for that person to come back. It gives you a reason to call them in a couple of weeks […]\nThe post What to Do When a Great Employee Quits appeared first on Humetrics.
If any of your people seem less than enthusiastic about their jobs, they might just be taking them for granted, says Alex Lickerman, physician and author of “The Ten Worlds: The New Psychology of Happiness.” To reset their perception, and even make them fall in love with their work again, ask them a simple question: […]\nThe post Help Them Fall Back in Love with Their Jobs appeared first on Humetrics.
And they are great conversation starters to use at holiday parties too: What’s the most important thing I should know about you? What are you currently reading? What is your philosophy of life? What’s the best thing that’s happened to you this week/month/year? If you had the opportunity to meet anyone, living or deceased, who […]\nThe post A Few Great Applicant Insight Questions… appeared first on Humetrics.