Category: SymbianceHR

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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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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ALA 2019 National Conference: Grapevine, TX

A fantastic experience, and an honor to present to three different audiences on topics of great interest to the Association of Legal Administrators members. At this event, I delivered three sessions of 60-90 minutes in length, on the following topics: Risk Management of your Employment Practices Got Diversity.  Get Inclusion! Workplace Investigations With about 1,000…
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Strategies to Reduce Stress at Work

By Jeannette Sweeney, Corporate Chair Massage Find yourself reaching for your cup of coffee when you’re feeling stressed at work? That decision is all too common for the average desk worker. When I graduated college and began my career as a writer, I found myself almost matching each hour at my desk with another cup…
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New Strategic Alliance Partner – The Alias Group

Sales and Marketing For You, As You The Alias Group is a rapidly growing integrated sales and marketing agency located in Newark, DE, accelerating business growth for B2B companies through outsourced inside sales and marketing strategy and execution. Alias executes proven and repeatable sales and marketing processes with a collaborative approach that supports the core…
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Two Critical Behaviors to Promote a Culture of Accountability

Article Written By Melissa Cook This month we are keeping it simple, by sharing with you two critical behaviors you should be demonstrating as leaders of your business to promote the culture you deserve and need if you are going to effectively enhance the risk management for your employment practices. Number One – As a…
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How do I communicate corrective action to an employee?

Article Written By Warren Cook Honestly, consistently, and professionally.  However, don’t miss the boat on where the process starts.  Never does it begin with you telling someone they missed the mark, failed to get something done right, or they are not meeting your expectations.  Rather, the process begins when you establish, document, and communicate clear…
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