Category Archives: Quick Reads

Recruiting Biases: 10 Common Types

The average time it takes to fill a job is 36 days. About 24 of those 36 days are in the interviewing process. This leaves about 12 days recruiting candidates. With the pressure to make a good pick in this time, recruiters can have a bias they may not even be aware of. Some common biases include: contrasting the candidates to each other, comparing them with oneself, having inconsistent questioning between candidates, stereotyping, and even making first impression errors. Just by being aware that biases exist can help a recruiter a focus on the qualities they are looking for and interview more effectively.

Read more: https://www.hrbartender.com/2019/recruiting/recruiting-biases/





BUILDING CULTURE THROUGH RECRUITING #4: Building Your Employment Brand…

As competition over skilled employees becomes a more significant concern for a wide variety of organizations, there is growing interest in the concept of an employment brand, which is how your organization comes across to people potentially interested in working for you. While your employment brand may not be as important as your employment team or its candidate evaluation process, your employment brand is still an important component of your overall strategy. Authenticity and good storytelling can go a long way towards showing prospective employees who you are.

Read more: https://www.hrcapitalist.com/2019/09/building-an-impactful-employment-brand-to-signal-cultural-norms-to-candidates-encouraging-opt-inopt-out-in-the-recruiting-p.html





Three Simple Steps to Create a High Performing Team

Working as a team isn’t always easy, but at times is necessary to complete a particular goal. Knowing what different personalities will be on the team is a good first step to making it work. Each personality type has its positive and negative components. It is important to organize the team in such a way that each member can work up to their full potential and to avoid unnecessary head butting which would hinder progress.

Read more: https://hr-gazette.com/three-simple-steps-to-create-a-high-performing-team/





Dental Mentors

Hearing a more experienced dental hygienist talk about the industry can have a big impact on new hygienists. Listening to a seasoned dental professional who loves their job can be a big boost to motivation, while listening to someone with more experience be negative about the field can be demoralizing. What kind of outlook experienced professionals express is as much a matter of attitude and focus as anything else, so seasoned dental specialists should think about what things they emphasize when talking to their younger colleagues.

Read more: http://www.hygieneedge.com/blog/2019/8/4/dental-mentors





How to Connect Your People to Purpose and Why It’s Vital

People tend to be more engaged and motivated when they feel they are working towards a purpose. Because the average person spends about 35% of their time awake at work, it is imperative that they are able to find meaning in what they are doing. When purpose is clear in an organization, it is easier for employees to more directly see how their work specifically is meaningful. Especially if they are shown how their work has an impact and how it ties into the companies greater goal. Ultimately giving employees a greater sense of job satisfaction.

Read more: https://blog.bonus.ly/connect-people-to-purpose