• 5 Ways Hiring Bias is Hurting Your SMB Company (and How to Prevent It!)

    May 08, 2018
    Allowing hiring bias to dictate your hiring decisions can lead to increased costs and reduced profits. Consider these five types of biases that often creep into the interview process and how to prevent them from negatively impacting the bottom line of your business.
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  • Hiring Managers vs. Entry-Level Employees: Steps for Success

    May 01, 2018
    One of the most challenging tasks for hiring managers is knowing how to evaluate talent at all levels in your organization. If you need to make a decision about entry-level employees or whether to hire a manager from outside your company or promote an executive from within, consider this step-by-step guide to evaluating talent at each level to make more informed hiring decisions.
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  • Uber Culture Fallout: How to Define and Address a Hostile Work Environment

    Apr 24, 2018
    You know Uber for hailing a ride back home. But, how much do you know about their hostile corporate culture? In this guest article from Don Phin, learn about the importance of defining what’s acceptable and not acceptable in the workplace, how to unlock the thinking patterns that contributes to hostile behavior, and how ZERORISK HR can support companies dealing with a hostile work environment.
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  • Need to Prevent Employee Theft? Start with the Interview Process

    Apr 17, 2018
    Theft affects retailers in two significant ways. There is shoplifting and there is also employee theft. Learn how your retail company can prevent employee theft by starting with the interview process. First, understand the “why” behind employees stealing and then understand how an intelligent interview process will identify high-risk candidates before they join your company.
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  • Is Your Company Equipped to Prevent Workplace Safety Liability?

    Apr 10, 2018
    Whether you own or manage a construction company, a retailer, a restaurant, or a company in any other industry, workplace safety must be at the forefront of operations to prevent liability issues. Read about the importance of workplace safety tools that should be included in your training program, including an assessment to help uncover blindspots in employees that tie to workplace safety.
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  • How Behavioral Interviews (and a Checklist) Reduce EPL Risk

    Apr 03, 2018
    A checklist. Why is this basic tool so important for hiring? Learn about the importance of using a checklist in behavioral interviews and how this tool will help your interviewers conduct a proper interview to reduce the risk of employment practice liability (EPL) in your organization.
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  • Solve This Puzzle: How to Identify and Resolve Talent Gaps After a Merger

    Mar 27, 2018
    The work of motivating a new workforce following a merger or acquisition continues well after the roster is set. You might realize that there are talent gaps throughout the new company. Learn how to identify the talent gaps, formulate a plan to address the gaps, and arrange the puzzle pieces to solve the puzzle of forming a more cohesive unit.
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  • Effective Change Management: How to Find Change Agents After a Merger

    Mar 20, 2018
    Change agents. They’re in the new company after a merger, but how do you find them? Learn how to find these employees using available tools, and also learn how to leverage the competencies of these individuals in your HR strategy to help create a successful new organization.
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  • Change Management: How to Align Managers & Employees After a Merger

    Mar 13, 2018
    Change management is vital in a new company after a merger. And, the biggest hurdle to overcome is resistance to change fueled by the fear of the unknown. In this article, learn what the biggest fear points are that must be cut off in a new company, how to build trust between managers and employees, and what alignment looks like in a healthy new company. It’s more than a trust fall!
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  • How to Assess Your New Culture After a Merger or Acquisition

    Mar 06, 2018
    Several years after merging, airliners Continental and United are still struggling to achieve their business objectives and satisfy their customers. Why? Culture. Read this article to understand the importance of assessing the culture in a new company, what process to follow, the importance of an assessment to identify cultural gaps, and how ZERORISK HR can support companies following a merger or acquisition.
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