Category: HR Management

Hire and Promote the Best

Someone once said that “Love is blind, but hiring shouldn’t be.”  The question is, “Do you and I have the courage to ‘hire and promote the best?’” There is another truism that applies in…

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I Turned the Corner in My Grocery Store

Much to My Surprise…Terminating an Employee can be a Positive Event I turned the corner in my grocery store, and there he was—the first person I had ever fired as a manager…

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The Most Important Interview Question

As I was recently scrolling through the newsfeeds on my Facebook page, I gazed upon an advertising post that had an intriguing title:  “The Most Important Interview Question.”   As a human resources…

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A Case for Using Unused Vacation Time

“According to the U.S. Travel Association, U.S. companies are carrying more than $200 Billion worth of unused vacation time on their books” (Bank of America, n.d., para. 1).[i] When was the last…

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Managing Generational Diversity in the Workplace

“You, O LORD, rule forever; Your throne is from generation to generation.”                                                                                                 ~ Lamentations 5:19 (New American Standard Bible) Today’s organizations are characterized by diversity. The workforce is heterogeneous…

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Are You Set for Your Next Batch of Leaders?

Succession planning is the process of identifying and developing potential future leaders or senior managers, as well as individuals to fill other business-critical positions, either in the short- or the long-term. In…

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