Filling openings internally may motivate employees to stay and grow in the organization rather than pursuing career opportunities elsewhere. Internal recruitment is when the business looks to fill the vacancy from within its existing workforce. The most common internal recruiting methods include organizational databases, job postings, career plans, current employee referrals, and re-recruiting of former…

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What message is being sent by the recruitment tactics you use? For instance, is it okay to exaggerate claims about what the job candidate will get if he or she accepts the job? This video from Gregg Learning discusses how over-promoting a job can have bad outcomes for the business, including lawsuits from disappointed hires.…

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Keeping ethics top of mind when you hire helps to create a team that lives up to your company’s high ethics expectations. No matter how much you communicate with your employees about the importance of ethics, or how strong your Code of Ethics might be, it is critical to hire people who respect and uphold…

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Talking about ethics early and often is key to establishing a culture of integrity at your company. Every company has some sort of on-boarding process for new employees, whether in formalized sessions or more relaxed introductions. New employees have to learn about key colleagues, the management chain, clients, rules and regulations, new technology and systems…the…

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The wrong vendor or business partner can harm your business and reputation. Here’s how to find the right ones. To paraphrase John Donne, no business is an island. Every enterprise, from a self-employed consultant who works from home to a company with a few hundred employees, requires the services of other third-party businesses in order…

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“I am reminded how hollow the label of leadership sometimes is and how heroic followership can be.” – Warren Bennis Steve Nguyen, Ph.D. (May 1, 2018) Many of us miss a key point about the importance of followership. Indeed, most people hold a negative view of followership (Kelley, 2008). They can’t imagine anything good or…

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