Conducting a Behavior Interview

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Behavior Interview

The interview process is where you have the most control over creating your employee roster, so you’ll want to use the process to its best advantage. Behavioral-based interviewing is a technique used by many companies to identify and assess candidates’ skills, attitudes and values. Behavior interview questions seek to predict candidates’ suitability for roles within your… Read more »

Happy New Year from the People at Improving Communications

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Happy New Year from Jen Glantz

Well lookie here… the Earth has revolved around the Sun once again! Three hundred sixty-five days have elapsed (or as the cast in the musical Rent would sing, “525,600 Minutes”). A year is a good marker for progress made. Once it’s completed, it all starts again.  Happy New Year.   Two thousand seventeen has been Improving Communications’ best year yet. We owe… Read more »

Is HR a Moneymaker?

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HR A Moneymaker?

Some people make the mistake of undervaluing the Human Resources Department. It’s an easy error to make. For those that think that the HR function is NOT a money-maker for the organization–they’re partially right! Read on, and you’ll find that Human Resources, while not a profit center, actually protects businesses from significant financial loss. But the question… Read more »

Gender-Fair Language

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Gender Fair Language

Sexism, Discrimination, & Bias – OH MY! Gender Fair or Nonsexist language is the standard today. It means selecting words that are gender neutral or gender inclusive. Avoid using “he” to stand for “he or she.” Nonsexist language includes the following: He/she, S/he, his/her, her/his, him/her, her/him A person or people Police officer (instead of Policeman,… Read more »

Running Effective Meetings

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Running Effective Meeting

To Conduct Effective Meetings: All our work efforts are to increase productivity and reduce wasted time. As a result, the meetings we hold had better be important ones. Use time well by running effective meetings. To avoid being iike “The Boy Who Cried ‘Wolf,’” (in other words, becoming known for holding lame, purposeless meetings), we… Read more »