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Praise and recognition are essential to successful management. People want to be respected and valued by others for their contributions. Everyone feels the need to be recognized as an individual or member of a group and to feel a sense of achievement for work well done — or even for a valiant effort. A “pat […]\nThe post Five Keys to Effective Recognition appeared first on Humetrics.
The following snapshot is a close approximation of the results I get when I ask my convention and corporate training audiences: “How structured is your approach to recruiting, screening, and hiring new employees?” 10{f9d5d1076af2418e73a8d2094acbd03d4934a4b27118afebda1b77e89dbc543b} Very, we have clearly defined steps and procedures for each step in the selection process 40{f9d5d1076af2418e73a8d2094acbd03d4934a4b27118afebda1b77e89dbc543b} Kind of, we generally follow […]\nThe post How Good Is Your Hiring System? appeared first on Humetrics.
I recently came across a question you might want to add to the lists of questions you ask job applicants and those you ask in your “stay/retention” conversations: “What does a good day at work look like?” Respondents may reply that a good day is having accomplished something important. Or they may focus on solving […]\nThe post Try Asking This… appeared first on Humetrics.
Why You Want to Train People for Your Job It will make your job easier. It will encourage/motivate your people. It will ensure you a “worry free” vacation because you know you department will be in good hands while your gone and you won’t have 1/2 as much catching up to do. It will free […]\nThe post Promotion Training appeared first on Humetrics.
In my book, The Five Firsts: A Simple System to Onboard, Engage & Retain Top Talent, I recommend you have a chat with every new employee at the end of their first week. Here are some additional suggestions as to the kinds of questions you might ask: Which co-worker has been most helpful to you? Have […]\nThe post At the End of Their First Week appeared first on Humetrics.
Some more useful info from www.DavisDelany.com… Way back in 1978, Ellen Langer, Professor of Psychology at Harvard, published a research study about the power of one particular word. In this study, Langer had people ask to break into a line of people waiting to use a busy copy machine on a college campus. The researchers […]\nThe post How to Get Them to Do What You Want appeared first on Humetrics.
Make a list of not only what a great employee will do, but how they will do it. Make a list of the reasons a great employee would want to come to work for your firm. Don’t go after people who looking for a job; go after those that are looking for a better job/career. […]\nThe post Top 10 Secrets to Hiring and Retaining Top Talent appeared first on Humetrics.
How would you answer the following three questions about the last employee you hired? Do you admire this person? Does this person raise the average level of effectiveness of their group? Along what dimension is this person a superstar? For the complete cnbc.com article, click here.  \nThe post Jeff Bezos’ Interview Questions appeared first on Humetrics.
The following is a great post from Leigh Davis of Davis+Delaney (shared with permission): The biggest mistake most owners and managers make with their Employee Bonus Plan actually happens before they even start to create the plan. Before they ever put a pen to paper or a fingertip to calculator. I’m talking about the motivation […]\nThe post The Surprising Problem with Your BONUS Plan appeared first on Humetrics.
Even if you are fully staffed, it’s imperative that you block out 60 – 90 minutes a week to interview. It’s the only way to build the bench strength needed to be able to replace departing, mediocre employees with A-players. Happy Hiring! Mel Kleiman Need a great speaker for your next meeting? Give me a […]\nThe post You’ll Never “Find” the Time; You Have to “Make” It appeared first on Humetrics.

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