Hire for attitude: It's who they are that counts
- Checking out job applicants. Rice, Berkeley // Medical Economics;3/3/2006, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p45
The article focuses on how to conduct a thorough background investigation before hiring a new medical staff in the U.S. The application form should include data such as the name, addresses, education, and Social Security number of the applicant. Since the Fair Credit Reporting Act requires the...
- hate firing people? then hire them instead. Schminke, Don // Supervision;Dec2006, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p21
The article presents guidelines on effective recruitment of employees to satisfy the organization's long-term goals. The author argues that aside from skills and expertise, managers should also consider the candidate's attitudes and personality. He suggests using behavioral tests and fit...
- expert's view… preparing for a psychometric test. Hill, Andrew // Personnel Today;6/13/2006, p33
The article presents information on new developments in psychometric test. There has been a change in the way the organization assess their employees. They have moved away from personality assessments to look specifically for employees who display humanity, wisdom and tolerance. The article also...
- 10 Factors in Hiring and Retaining Employees. DeBlander, Dave // ICS: Cleaning Specialist;Jul2012, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p18
The article offers tips on hiring the right employees for a business. According to the article, to screen for good employees it is vital that the interview process is thorough that would include previous employment history and to have a preliminary glimpse on the applicant's personality. Having...
- Detailed job description a good start in worker search. O'Connell, Mike // Inside Tucson Business;06/22/98, Vol. 8 Issue 13, p11
Presents guidelines for business enterprises on how to recruit employees. Necessity of presenting a detailed job description for the position; Sources for positions through business or personal contacts; Screening process; Questions that need to be covered during the interview.
- Background investigations are worth the money and effort. Brown, Harry // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Aug98, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p81
Points out that employee background investigations (BI) are worth the cost and effort involved. Several objections against BI; Advantages of BI during pre-employment phase; BI process; Elements of a comprehensive BI; Polygraph as a viable tool in the BI process.
- Anatomy of a Placement. Fishman, David // Fordyce Letter;May2013, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p1
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience in recruiting an employee and making him land a position suited for his qualifications.
- A HIRING DILEMMA: Pre-Employment Background Checks. Gudde, Levi // Alaska Business Monthly;Aug2000, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p64
Discusses the benefits and drawbacks of using pre-employment background checks. Responsibility of employers to establish and maintain a safe and secure work environment for employees and clients by hiring the right people; Liability of employers for negligent hiring practices; Cost of a...
- Being Selective. Sanders, Seiche // Quality Progress;Dec2013, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p5
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the results of "QP" magazine's 2013 Salary Survey regarding what recruitment managers look for when reviewing candidates for employment.