Interview Best Practices

There is a right and a wrong way to get the information you need during the interview process. Test your knowledge by identifying if the following questions would be deemed appropriate to ask while interviewing a potential candidate.

Toxic Behaviors in the Workplace

Caution:  Hazardous/Toxic Behaviors Ahead Individual personalities are a large part of the dynamic within a workplace.  Unfortunately, personalities may be hard to read during the interview process. Sometimes an individual’s true personality shines through after beginning work as an employee.  Research has shown that most hiring failures come from poor culture fit rather than a … Continued

Quiz Corner: Which interview question is a “no-no”?

Which interview question has the potential to be discriminatory under federal law? A.  Why did you leave your last job? B.  This job requires you to lift 10-pounds. Are you able to lift at least 10-pounds with or without reasonable accommodations? C.  Are you a U.S. Citizen? D.  Who is the best manager you ever … Continued

It’s All About the People

  It’s All About the People:  There Is No Magic Wand A Two Part Series Part I:  Strategic Recruiting The war for talent is paramount to most organizations today; it provides the only true competitive advantage. Fairly often business owners and managers ask, “Why can’t I find talented employees?”, or “What is the secret to … Continued

Things to Look for in the Interview

Interviewing Tips from our HR Professionals As part of ESC’s HR University, our HR team offers training and support for our customers in the area of recruitment and interviewing skills. Our HR Consultants have extensive experience in this area from their time at ESC as well as in their previous positions.  Consequently, they are often … Continued

Recruiting: Screening for Your Window of Opportunity

The Art of the Phone Interview Managers often dread the amount of time they spend reviewing numerous resumes and applicants for an open position within their company. At ESC, we recommend that applicants be screened prior to an in-person interview.  Not only does it save the time of the company, but also the candidates.  Screening … Continued

Seminar: Achieving High Performance with HR Best Practices

What Every Employer Needs to Know Employer Services Corporation hosted a breakfast seminar on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Giancarlo’s Restaurant. The seminar focused on HR best practices for business owners and organizations across multiple industries. HR Best Practices:  Overview It’s no secret that in this day & age, a dynamic corporate culture matters and will … Continued