Are your interviewers asking legal questions?
When it comes to preparing someone to conduct an interview there are many things to consider. Making sure the interviewer understands the job role, is familiar with the candidate, and knows how to assess the cultural fit of a candidate.
In a recent Business News Daily article on the subject they suggest the interviewer preps by researching the candidate and the job description. For the actual interview, they suggest making the candidate comfortable and making sure to not monopolize the conversation.
Another factor to consider when preparing someone to conduct an interview is the legal aspect of conducting an interview. Managers need to know what they can ask interviewees in order to respect privacy and abide by the law. Continue reading
Negativity can arise from feelings of frustration, coworkers disputes and issues altogether unrelated to the office environment.
Few things ruin productivity as quickly as negativity. It affects more than just the negative individual, and if it is not controlled, it can disrupt the entire office. Negativity can arise from feelings of frustration, coworkers’ disputes and issues altogether unrelated to the office environment. While it usually cannot be halted completely, there are ways to reduce the amount of negativity in your office. Take a look at some of the most effective ways for reducing negativity your workplace below: Continue reading
While an age diverse workplace is good for most businesses, it can cause some frustration between workers.
The current workforce is one of the most diverse in history. There are five generations attempting to work together and succeed. While diverse ages in the workplace is good for most businesses, it can cause some frustration between workers. It is important for business leaders to know how to bridge the generational gaps in their offices to ensure that everything runs smoothly and tensions do not run high. Continue reading
Workplace emergencies are unpredictable, but preparing your employees can prevent the situation from worsening.
Workplace emergencies are unpredictable. However, preparing your employees can prevent the situation from worsening.
No business leader wants to imagine their workplaces or their employees in danger, but it is important for these individuals to be prepared for emergencies.
Managers should understand the different threats their offices face and create a preparedness plan for all of them. These efforts could help make businesses and workers safer. Take a look below to learn more: Continue reading
As the temperatures taper off, the amount of employees affected the common cold or the flu rise. As this sickly season approaches, office managers can take some precautions to make sure their employees are healthy and that work isn’t slowed down by absenteeism.
Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “‘Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.” Office managers who have to make sure they are fully staffed to maintain operations may not agree. As the temperatures taper off, the amount of employees affected by the common cold or the flu rise. The increase in employees who are gone can cost employers production time and – as a result – money.
As this sickly season approaches, there are some precautions managers can take to make sure employees stay healthy and work isn’t slowed down by absenteeism. Read on to find out how to protect your workplace. Continue reading