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New Hire Info Overload

Contacts, Not Information Overload, Key to Productivity Newly hired finance employees often feel overloaded with information about their new company, its policies and procedures The organization as well as new hires would be better served by connecting them with people who can provide tips for making them productive in the short term Read More on …

Thank You Notes Promote Professionalism, Ability

Thank You Notes Promote Professionalism, Ability

Job interviews are like marketing campaigns; research shows the consumer (in this case the company) does not make a buying (hiring) decision until she has been exposed to the product (you) multiple times By increasing the number of times the company decision makers interact with you, the more likely it will decide to pick you …

Goal Setting and Training Go Hand-in-Hand

Goal Setting and Training Go Hand-in-Hand

All companies and departments set performance goals for their employees, but the Sales Department’s goals are perhaps the easiest to measure Still, sales-heavy companies often fail to employ performance standards and measurement in some of their most powerful functions – as sales force recruitment and retention tools That’s because companies don’t fully understand that goal-achievement …

Hire and Manage to Help Younger Employees Flourish

Hire and Manage to Help Younger Employees Flourish

The finance workforce of today and tomorrow is not motivated by the same things that inspire their parents, and most likely, their supervisors Obviously, younger employees are accustomed to accessing information, whether personal, social, or professional, at the click of a few keys They also seldom see work as the focal point of their week …

Think Strategically To Obtain Crucial Skills

Think Strategically To Obtain Crucial Skills

As healthcare companies constantly seek ways to cut costs, they will insist their doctors and nurses spend their time on actual patient care and less on administrative tasks Administrators, in turn, will be asked to take on even more varied tasks, making those with extensive experience, competencies, and problem-solving skills precious commodities To ensure a …

Interviewers: Dig Deep to Find Treasured Employees

Interviewers: Dig Deep to Find Treasured Employees

Recruiting specialists and human resources professionals constantly remind job applicants that preparation is the key to a successful interview, but hiring managers and other interviewers should take their own advice to increase their success of hiring the ideal candidate Like directions on a treasure map, preparation – digging into the job requirements and exploring candidate’s …