Too many business owners and managers look at on-boarding as the cost to be paid before a new hire is up and running and, at last, a productive contributor. This point of view leads to cutting corners or piling things on faster than they can be correctly learned. Often, the result is the poorly trained […]\nThe post It All Depends on How You Look At It appeared first on Humetrics.
When we survey business owners and managers and ask: Why do your best employees stay with you?, the most frequent response is because of their “family-friendly culture.” Whether this is your culture now or one you aspire to, I suggest you reframe it just a bit to “family-friendly team.” Team members know they must meet […]\nThe post Are We a Family or a Team? appeared first on Humetrics.
Yes, I’m recommending you create another list. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know I recommend every employer create their own Unique Employment Proposition (UEP) — a list of the top 10 reasons STARS* should want to work for the organization as well as a list of the top 10 reasons […]\nThe post Not Another List! appeared first on Humetrics.
Whether you are being interviewed for a job or are interviewing a job applicant, the key to a great interview is to put on a great ACT: A = be authentic (either as the applicant or as the potential employer) C = connect (relate to […]\nThe post The Key to a Great Interview appeared first on Humetrics.
You can shorten your learning curve and get some insight into what would motivate a promising applicant to do their absolute best on the job every day by asking this question: “Let’s say I hire you and you’ve been on our team for six months. What have we done to make you say: “I’m so […]\nThe post Insightful Interview Query appeared first on Humetrics.
When it comes to interviewing and hiring new employees, most business owners and hiring managers haven’t had any best-practice interview training at all. Most just wing it and hope for the best. Whether you’ve been trained or not, this tip will help you improve your technique in short order. Ask a co-worker to sit in […]\nThe post Here’s How to Quickly Improve Your Interviewing Skills appeared first on Humetrics.
When I read the list below from an Inc. article, I couldn’t help but note that, Boomer that I may be, I am or prefer most all of the same things. So tell me where the generational differences really are. Again, you don’t manage generations, you manage individuals. (As noted below, the only thing that […]\nThe post What Gen Z Wants appeared first on Humetrics.
No matter how much you lower your expectations, some of your employees will still figure out how to roll right under them. 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 So, What Do You Expect? appeared first on Humetrics.
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.