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Hiring for Christmas: What You Need to Know

October 22, 2014 | 1,041 views

Hiring for Christmas: What You Need to Know

Hiring for Christmas: What You Need to Know

If you’re bringing extra help on board for the Christmas busy season, you need a strategy. Planning out your hiring needs early will make training and onboarding easier, and make the holidays less stressful.

 

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Use your typical hiring channels — be that job board, recruiter, or just a Help Wanted sign — to start attracting help for the holidays. Be clear that you’re hiring on a temporary basis so potential employees know what to expect. Also make it clear what days new hires will be required to work, as many people want time off during the holidays — just when you need them most.

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10 Tips to Better Employee Training

September 10, 2014 | 1,113 views

10 Tips to Better Employee Training

10 Tips to Better Employee Training

While training your new employees is one of the most costly components of your HR needs, it’s also one of the most essential. A well-trained employee will thrive in her work environment, make your job easier, and keep customers happy.

 

Here we look at 10 tips to make the process easier.

 

1. Outline Each Role Thoroughly

If you’re not clear on what each position should do in your company, how can you train for it? You can use your job description as a jumping off point for this, but create a document that really details what that job requires and what tasks that employee will be responsible for.

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