Are They “The One”?

Are They “The One”?

Over the last few weeks, we have been addressing the various components of the recruiting and hiring process, including how to differentiate “substance” from “shine”, developing effective job postings, and conducting efficient interviews. Once...
Posting for Success

Posting for Success

A rapidly growing hazelnut farm in the Willamette Valley has had a pressing need for recruiting honest and dependable laborers in recent months. With peak growing season upon them, management posted for the job via a number of online and local outlets, but the quality...
Hot Button Employee Issue #3: The Skater

Hot Button Employee Issue #3: The Skater

For nearly three years, Tracy has been a wallflower. An employee who stands on the sidelines, does enough to not be recognized as a poor performer, but not quite enough to be praised and acknowledged. And she’s happy with that. She comes to work, does only what is...
Disaster Recovery: Part Deux

Disaster Recovery: Part Deux

Last week, we discussed the importance of having a disaster recovery plan. Depending on the type of disaster your organization could potentially be faced with, developing a process for management and employees to follow in the event of a catastrophic event is vital to...
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