Interviewing for Success, Part 1: What Are Your Biggest Interviewing Challenges?

Interviewing for Success, Part 1: What Are Your Biggest Interviewing Challenges?

I recently sat down with Mel Kleiman, founder of Humetrics (www.humetrics.com), to pick his brain about the challenges to hiring. Mel is the author of Hire Tough, Manage Easy, and has spent the last 30 plus years doing research, consulting companies, and training countless business owners and hiring managers on how to effectively recruit, select, and retain employees. Our conversation was focused on hiring challenges.

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Building a Successful Learning & Development Program Starts with Recruiting

Building a Successful Learning & Development Program Starts with Recruiting

Talent has been top of mind this year. And that’s not because I work at a recruiting services firm. Finding the right talent is a big challenge for companies of all sizes and locations. It’s not enough to offer a good brand, high salary, and comprehensive benefits to attract and retain great talent. Employees, especially millennial employees, want more.

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The Problem with Analytics in HR and How to Fix It

The Problem with Analytics in HR and How to Fix It

Let’s be honest: analytics is a beast to tackle. Using analytics is not as easy as plugging in data and waiting for the cool tool to create pretty charts with insights. If that were the case, we would all be fluent in analytics. But using analytics, and using it effectively, takes analysis, planning, and time and investment from both leadership and the team. How many organizations, especially smaller ones, can say they have all of that?

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What Are the "Right" Responsibilities for HR?

What Are the "Right" Responsibilities for HR?

HR’s role and plate of responsibilities have evolved through the years in response to the economic time-period and the changing views to jobs, work processes, and organizational structures. Traditionally focused on administrative personnel management, HR now owns everything from job design and recruitment to training/development and industry relations. While this increase in responsibilities may mean an increase in importance, a larger workload is a challenge, especially when business leaders demand HR to be more efficient and provide higher value insights.

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