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#1 Job Interview Mistake

job interview mistake

Mom’s favorite saying

Job Interview Mistake

There are 100’s of blog posts out there on job interview mistakes. I am usually not one to join a crowded room or try to improve on what 100’s have already done, but I feel this one is important. Hopefully, my insight into the minds and mentality of HOW a hiring manager and VP of the department think is what separates this blog post from the rest of the pack.

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Trust in leadership and employee surveys

Trust in leadership

Are you getting the employee participation you want from your job satisfaction surveys?

Trust in Leadership

Do your employees trust the leadership team? Last week I shared my beliefs on why I think employees should fill out employee job satisfaction surveys and this is part deux on the same topic. When employees do not want to fill out employee surveys,

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Employee Survey, can companies track individual answers?

employee survey

Do your employees trust you enough to fill out an employee survey?

Employee surveys

The topic of employee surveys is always a controversial topic. Management wants to hear employee opinions and employees want to do the right thing but are afraid their answers can be tracked. If you have read this blog, you know that I am always thinking about corporate culture.

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7 steps to Beat the Performance Improvement Plan

Performance Improvement Plan

We are not talking about Gladys Knight’s and the Pip’s. We are talking Performance Improvement Plan.

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT PLAN, 7 steps to beat the PiP

What is a Performance Improvement Plan, AKA PIP? How does it work? What are your chances of surviving beyond the Performance Improvement Plan? Can an employee still have a successful career after a PiP?

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Phone screen questions, how to get past this job interview

The phone screen

To most candidates, phone screens are the great unknowns in the job interview process and most of us consider this the hardest step in the interview process to prepare for. I disagree. I believe the phone interview is the easiest interview to prepare for and the intent of this post will shed some light on why and change your attitude towards the phone interview.

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Diversity starts with leadership

diversity

The Voice. Where the interviewers are choosing their candidates based on the skills needed for the job and not the image.

Diversity starts with leadership

Every company says they promote diversity and every company says that employees are their most important assets. 

I just went through the job search process and I wanted to share my recent diversity experiences.

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New hire introductions, how to break the ice with your new co-workers

HRNasty, that is so hot of you to bring in donuts. Thank you!

HRNasty, that is so hot of you to bring in donuts. Thank you!

How to introduce yourself when you are a new hire

As of last week, I am a new hire. I have mentioned in the last few posts, I recently started a new job. I have the good fortune of leading an HR department for a technology company with a little over 200 employees and I am pretty excited.

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