A New Hire Isn't Always the Best Solution

A New Hire Isn't Always the Best Solution

For many workplace problems, a new hire often seems like the best solution. New employees can take on more responsibilities, bring fresh perspectives, and take your organization in a new direction. However, hiring a new employee often becomes a knee-jerk reaction to a number of problems that can be solved more effectively through other approaches. Whenever you think you need to replace someone or add to your staff, ask these questions first:

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Change Your Hiring Perspective

Change Your Hiring Perspective

When was the last time you interviewed for a job? If you are responsible for applicant interviews and employee selection and have not been on the applicant’s side of the desk in the last few years, it’s time for a refresher course in how it feels. It’s the one way you can authentically project the empathy, consideration, and respect that will attract the best and brightest applicants to your organization.

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The Top 10 Reasons Your Best Employees Quit

The Top 10 Reasons Your Best Employees Quit

When your best employees quit, it’s a time for concern. The loss in productivity will be significant as your company hires and trains new employees to fill their roles, but a rise in quits also signals problems within the company culture. Most people do not quit when they are happy with their work, their colleagues, and their employer. If your organization has witnessed an increase in employees who quit, make an effort to understand what factor caused them to quit and how you can work to improve it. These are the top ten reasons why your best employees quit:

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