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Interviewing is a skill, not a coffee klatch. Stop wasting your chances to acquire great talent.

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 | Category: Hiring Methodology, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, Interviews, myHR Blog

Interviewing is a skill

Clickbait strikes again! We were recently shocked by a headline in The New York Times that read: “The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews.” WHAT!?!?!?!? This one we had to read. As it turns out, the main thrust of the article was that poorly conducted interviews are useless…and they are rampant, too. Now that’s something we…

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HIRING TIP OF THE MONTH: Avoid wasting money by training your hiring managers right

Posted on: April 6th, 2017 | Category: Hiring Methodology, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, myHR Blog

untrained hiring managers waste money

$44,000: You’d probably be pretty careful how you spent that much money, wouldn’t you? We thought so. Here’s another question: How often do you allow unqualified staff members to make decision that could cost your business tens of thousands of dollars? Not often, we suspect. Yet companies do this every day when they allow untrained…

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Saving your sanity and your budget while going through today’s hiring process

Posted on: February 26th, 2015 | Category: Employee Relations, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, myHR Blog

Hiring is a big, expensive deal. Although we have been saying it for years, it is nice to get support from a major media outlet like Time. The magazine reported in “The Biggest Workplace and Career Predictions for 2015” that one of the major issues facing companies is the cost and high stakes of the…

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SURPRISE: Roughly 1 in 5 CFOs Becoming More Involved in HR Responsibilities, Survey Finds

Posted on: January 15th, 2015 | Category: hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, HR Support & Project Work, myHR Blog

Chief financial officers: How HR savvy are you? According to a recent survey, you are probably dealing with human resources more often than most people might think. The survey, developed by Robert Half Management Resources and conducted by an independent research firm, interviewed over 2,100 CFOs from a random sample of companies in over 20…

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2014 HIGHLIGHTS: Our Top 10 HR Blog Posts of the Year

Posted on: December 29th, 2014 | Category: Employee Relations, Events, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Hiring Methodology, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, HR Support & Project Work, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, Legal Issues When Hiring, myHR Blog, myHR DirectLink, Resumes, Talent Management

The year 2014 turned out to be one of the more memorable ones for human resources blogging. There were lots of great stories to cover and ideas to share with  modern employers and managers like you. Please enjoy our annual “Best in Show” edition of myHR Blog, as selected by the myHR Partner team. And…

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Resume Fraud Is Rampant. Really, REALLY Rampant.

Posted on: November 20th, 2014 | Category: hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, myHR Blog, Resumes

Extra, Extra! Read all about it! C-level executive stone-cold busted for resume fraud! False information listed on resumes is a rampant problem, even among the senior-most levels of business. It wasn’t long ago that Wal-Mart’s Vice President of Communications David Tovar resigned, reportedly because the company found out that he didn’t have the bachelor’s degree…

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myHR Partner’s periodic publication, MODERN EMPLOYER, is created for business executives, owners and HR professionals who want to maximize their human resource functions using progressive hiring and HR strategies. It’s informative, fun and practical. Oh, and it’s FREE too!

You’ll discover:

  • Tips on hiring, screening, and interviewing
  • Creative ideas to help retain your best employees
  • Ways to put the “human” back in Human Resources
  • How to perform effective reference checks
  • New HR regulations and how they affect you and your employees
  • How small changes in certain processes can have big results
  • How to tell when partnering with an outside provider is in your best interest
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