Author: Warren Cook MBA, MS, SHRM-CP

Diversity & Inclusion and the FLSA Radio Interview – Week of July 15, 2019

1st Talk Compliance with host, Catherine Short, Partnership Marketing Specialist at First Healthcare Compliance. Tune in to hear the hottest topics, pain points and learning opportunities related to healthcare compliance management in America. On this episode Catherine talks to Warren Cook the President & CEO of SymbianceHR on why Diversity and Inclusion appears to be…
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Critical Success Factors & The Behavioral Interview

– By Warren Cook The reality of the purpose of the interview process is too often forgotten, lost, or simply poorly understood.  The talent acquisition process is an exclusive process, not an inclusive process, that is costly, can expose your business to significant risk and liability, and often is so poorly executed that retention and…
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The Applicants Perspective on Good versus Poor Interviewers

– By Melissa Cook The applicant’s perspective on good versus poor interviewers is very important and crucial to the interview process because their experience will determine if they believe the company is a good fit for them and their career aspiration.  Here are several mistakes you can make as an employer that result in an…
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Compliance in the Talent Acquisition Process

– By Jennifer Cook Things are getting busy…the workload is picking up…too much overtime is happening costing your business more than you budgeted and straining your workforce. Sound familiar?  It is time to hire!  Sounds simple enough, right? Or is it? You have established the need to hire additional talent, posted a vacant position and…
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Speaking Road Trip to Texas – August 20-22, 2019

We are pleased to share that our President and CEO, Warren Cook, has been invited to present at three compliance workshops this coming August with IBTX and iSolved.  You can review the flyer or register by clicking here.  Warren will be speaking on Employment Best Practices, Effective Employee Relations, and Strategic Human Resource Management.

The Importance of a Consistent Talent Acquisition Process & Communication

– By Daniel Schmitt One thing about the ever-changing society we live in that will always remain constant is people will always be applying for jobs.  People are surfing employer websites and job boards every minute of every day – I know, I’ve been there.  I remember when I first hit the job market, many,…
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Engagement Programs vs. Engaging Leaders

By Warren Cook In my experience I have encountered organizations that truly strive for “engagement” in the workplace.  However, the way an organization defines engagement impacts how the construct manifests itself in the workplace.  For example, if engagement is measured by employee feedback that communication from management is positive, then downward communication will be the…
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What Employees Expect from Management

By Daniel Schmitt, HR Assistant Someone recently asked me the question, what do I expect from her as a supervisor, which made me think about my current task in writing about what I expect from Leadership engagement as an employee.  My answer to her was that as my supervisor, I want four thing from her:…
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How to Begin Process Improvements Within Your Business

By Erica Quigley, Owner & Chief Consultant of Quigley Management Consulting Do more with less. Automate tasks. Increase profits. Sounds nice, right? But since business owners spend so much time in the weeds of their organization, these statements can sound so vague and unachievable. Any business owner would say they want to reduce manual input…
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Considering Factors that Impact Engagement

By Jennifer Cook Employee engagement is a workplace approach resulting in the right conditions for all members of an organization to give of their best each day, committed to their organization’s goals and values, motivated to contribute to organizational success, with an enhanced sense of their own well-being.  This can be as important to some…
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