Management Strategies for Productive Applicant Interviews

You must be assertive – ask the right questions and listen intently to cut through the morass of canned answers to get the answers you need to make good hiring decisions.

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7 Management Tips – Communication with Difficult Employees

Multiple problems including loss of profit results from ineffectively dealing with difficult employees. Here are seven Biz Coach tips.

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11 Categories of Mistakes Face HR Departments – Biz Coach Tips

Beware: Many problems are not caused by HR professionals but by managers who don’t use best practices.

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16 Best Practices to Stay out of Legal Trouble with Employees

Generally, in human resources, companies find themselves in legal hot water because they inadvertently make mistakes with their employees. It’s important to triple down on preventative measures and responses to legal hazards when necessary. Here are Biz Coach tips.

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HR — Succession Planning Is Essential for Business Success

To keep growing a business, it’s vital to preserve the trust of customers, employees, partners and investors. No matter how small or large your company is, a strategically written succession plan for the chief executive officer and talented employees is critical for sustainability.

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Management – How to Alleviate 10 Trending Issues in HR

Along with the 21st century revolution in technology, there have been dramatic changes in human-resources management in every industry and profession. This means there are many pitfalls to avoid in our evolving litigious society.

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Leadership: The Best 11 Steps to Become a Leader

Whether you aspire to become a leader or want to get better at leading people, it’s certainly a huge job. Here’s how to lay a foundation to become an effective leader.

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Employee Records: Which Ones to Save and for How Long

You don’t want to keep unnecessary employee records. Nor do you want to make a rash decision on whether to destroy records. Here are the laws you need to know.

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Tips to Prevent or, if Necessary, Eliminate Employee Toxicity

From time to time, nearly every boss has to cope with an employee’s negativity. That’s annoying enough, but you’ve got a nightmare if toxic attitudes spread among the rest of your workers. Here are solutions.

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HR: Is it Time to Rethink Your Marijuana-Testing Policy?

For HR departments, it was once-unthinkable: Deleting Marijuana from the list of drugs in workplace drug-testing programs. But should you? And what should you do about your handbook policies?

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.