• Five Ways To Ace Your Phone Interview in Today’s Mobile World

    Jun 07, 2016
    Nearly half of America’s population relies more on cell phones than a landline phone for professional and personal use. What does this mean for phone interviews? Traditionally, it has been frowned on to use a mobile phone, but there are steps you can take to create a professional environment no matter where you are.
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  • Memorial Day: Honor the Fallen of All Generations

    May 24, 2016
    As Memorial Day approaches, it is important for employers and employees to understand the sacrifice the fallen took to honor this country. Because of their dedication, we are privileged with the freedoms we have today in our offices, homes and businesses. Take this Memorial Day as an opportunity to honor the soldiers who gave it all.
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  • Top Ten Things To Ask Your Next Hire’s Reference

    May 17, 2016
    Reviewing resumes, completing background checks, and conducting interviews are important parts of the hiring process but may not reveal a candidate’s true performance and potential. Often overlooked or skipped in the hiring process, checking references can provide "make-or-break" information to help you select the best candidate.
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  • Interview Questions: Don’t Cross the Line

    May 10, 2016
    When hiring a new candidate, many managers might like to create a friendly and comfortable atmosphere. That can be appropriate, but be wary of certain interview questions that fall along the "gray" line and could be cause for discriminatory litigation. Understanding what questions NOT to ask can help create the right questions to ask.
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  • ZERORISK Is Helping Celebrate 25 Years of the Gulf Coast Symposium

    May 03, 2016
    ZERORISK will attend the 25th annual Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues in Houston, Texas, from May 11 to 13. Featuring keynote speakers, breakout sessions covering all the varieties of HR, and an exhibitor hall, this event is designed to bring every attendant the top business and management knowledge available. Join Team ZR for nearly 3 days of improvements for your career!
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  • Millennial Myths: BUSTED!

    Apr 26, 2016
    With all the chatter from the water cooler to meetings, millennials are a hot topic of discussion - entitled, Internet addicted, and quick to leave, to name just a few. Here's what you need to know to bust these top myths about your new millennial hires and how to apply them to everyone from gen x to baby boomers to millennials.
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  • How To Identify S.T.A.R. Employees during the Interview Process

    Apr 19, 2016
    Tired of wishing for the ideal job candidate? We’ve created a guide to make it easy to find out how a candidate behaved, performed, and made decisions in specific situations through strategic questions. By implementing the S.T.A.R. behavioral interview approach, you uncover much more than what is on a person's resume.
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  • Top 5 Pre-Employment Testing Practices You Should Be Using

    Apr 12, 2016
    Hiring managers do not have crystal balls but are expected to be able to "pick the right ones." Learn how to objectively determine if a candidate will be a good fit for a certain job, management style, and company culture through the use of behavioral pre-employment tests. ZERORISK HR President Mike Poskey shares the top five best practices in a Q&A.
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  • Can Thinking in the Workplace Increase Retention and Customer Satisfaction?

    Apr 05, 2016
    How we view ourselves, others, and the world around us plays a big part in determining company culture, management styles, and job roles. Three thinking dimensions can help you create a strong work culture with educated hires and a positive environment. But what is intrinsic thinking and how does it affect you and your team?
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  • Do More Than Manage: How Engaged Managers Affect Employee Development and Performance

    Mar 29, 2016
    Managerial engagement is a critical success factor in any performance improvement incentive. When organizational values that support learning are expressed by managers, employees are more engaged in the transfer of learning to their jobs, resulting in improved employee performance. Successful organizations have values that encourage managers to do more than manage. Successful organizations have managers that are actively engaged mentors and coaches as well.
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