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Interview Tips

Interview Tips

August 30, 2017 by Marci Wright
Category: Selection and Recruitment

Employee hiring involves some of the most important decisions a manager will make. HR Consultant Marci Wright looks at ways employers can develop and implement effective interview questions and techniques.

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A 4-Step Approach to Progressive Discipline

A 4-Step Approach to Progressive Discipline

October 11, 2016 by Marci Wright
Category: HR Advisor , Administration and Management

Clear and consistent guidelines allow supervisors to manage employee disciplinary issues while providing employees with the information and the opportunity to improve performance. Supervisors often coach and counsel employees to fix minor behavioral- or performance-related issues but a template, such as the 4-step progressive discipline process, gives an employers tools to proactively manage more challenging cases. 

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A Basic Approach to Succession Planning

A Basic Approach to Succession Planning

February 16, 2016 by Marci Wright
Category: Management

For those just starting to develop a succession plan, here's some tips and strategies from HR Advisor Marci Wright.

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Hiring the Right Person: The Art of the Reference Check

Hiring the Right Person: The Art of the Reference Check

September 3, 2015 by Marci Wright
Category: Selection and Recruitment , HR Advisor

Reference checks are essential in any hiring process and should almost always be done. 30-year HR veteran Marci Wright offers some tips and tricks for getting them most out of your reference checks.

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Hiring the Right Person: The Interview

Hiring the Right Person: The Interview

July 10, 2015 by Marci Wright
Category: Selection and Recruitment , HR Advisor

Tips and strategies for making your interview process a success.

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Hiring the Right Person: Screening Your Applicant Pool

Hiring the Right Person: Screening Your Applicant Pool

April 29, 2015 by Marci Wright
Category: Selection and Recruitment , HR Advisor

This post is the fourth in MRSC's series on the hiring process: Hiring the Right Person

You are a busy manager trying to fill a vacant position. You’ve designed a recruitment plan to attract the strongest candidates available. You advertised the job and you’ve rece...

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Hiring the Right Person: Getting The Job “On the Street”

Hiring the Right Person: Getting The Job “On the Street”

March 18, 2015 by Marci Wright
Category: Selection and Recruitment , HR Advisor

You are a busy manager with an important vacancy to fill. Busy as you are, you’ve been reading our hiring series, so you took time to evaluate the vacancy to ensure the job description is accurate and up-to-date and to identify an ideal candidate profileYou are ready to actively begin your recruitment process. Here are a series of questions to help you focus the recruitment.

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Hiring the Right Person: Getting Started

Hiring the Right Person: Getting Started

February 17, 2015 by Marci Wright
Category: Selection and Recruitment , HR Advisor

Vacancies often occur with little notice and at a bad time.  As busy as you are, you lack time and energy to devote to an unexpected, time-consuming recruitment and selection process. You need to refill this job as soon as possible. But, as busy as you are, a wise manager will spend a little time thinking about the vacant position and the process requirements before rushing to hire a new employee.

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Hiring the Right Person: An Overview

Hiring the Right Person: An Overview

January 16, 2015 by Marci Wright
Category: Selection and Recruitment , HR Advisor

For most managers, the most important decisions you make are hiring decisions. Unfortunately many managers make a common mistake in their approach to hiring that results in making a poor choice.

Hiring for a vacant position is a rare opportunity to make positive change in an organization by adding great new employee. Getting the right individual in the right job is a critical building block for any thriving organization.

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