Archived Posts - July 2019

8 Interview Questions to Help Find the Right Fit

  • 7/16/19 |
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8 Interview Questions to Help Find the Right Fit
Interviewing candidates is an important business skill where – let’s face it - many managers need help. For those of us who don’t interview regularly, the interview process can be daunting. And for those of us where interviewing is a daily part of our jobs, we all know that sometimes bad hires are still the result. Could better interview questions have prevented some of your bad hires? Very possibly so! Getting Beyond the Basics of Work History and Education Of course, there are the obvious – and crucial - questions asking about and discussing a candidate …

Employees Using Their Paid Time Off Benefits Everyone

  • 7/8/19 |
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Employees Using Their Paid Time Off Benefits Everyone
A growing trend shows employees are taking fewer and fewer vacation days, with many not using the allocated paid time off their employer’s offer them. While this may not seem like a problem, research shows that not taking time off leads to a decrease in productivity, efficiency, and amount of work completed. Why Employees Aren’t Taking Time Off: Recent surveys indicate that workers aren’t taking their allotted vacation time off because they’re worried their manager won’t approve their vacation time when they present it to them or they’re worried t …

When Employer Dress Codes Discriminate Against Men

  • 7/5/19 |
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When Employer Dress Codes Discriminate Against Men
Many employers may think of schools when the term “dress code discrimination” comes to mind, as most of the popular stories in the news these days revolve around students – disproportionately female students – being reprimanded for not following strict, discriminatory dress codes. But workplace dress codes can be just as discriminatory, and can have a similar impact of disproportionately affecting marginalized communities. However, your company’s dress code may also be affecting non-marginalized communities, or simply one specific non-marginalized community &nd …