Tag: Job Description

Hiring for Soft Skills

So-called soft skills are sometimes hard to quantify. Perhaps that’s why recruiters and hiring managers focus less on these skills in comparison to others.

Solid job descriptions vital when dealing with hidden disabilities

Today’s employers are usually well aware of their responsibility to protect employees from unlawful discrimination based on disability. But what about the disabilities that are unseen and often misunderstood? How can the employer do right by the employee and still keep the work on track? Those questions don’t have easy answers, but focusing on time-honored […]

Compensation 101—The Basics

Employees are satisfied. Both internal and external equity are maintained. Control is maintained over compensation costs. For a review of basic compensation program principles, we turned to Compensation.BLR.com®. Properly structured and administered, your compensation program will: Help attract top talent. Retain core employees. Encourage longevity while efficiently using financial resources. Establishing an effective compensation administration […]

Performance Problem—Blame the Job Description?

Well-written and effectively developed job descriptions are communication tools that allow both employees and candidates to clearly understand the expectations of the role, its essential duties, competencies, and responsibilities, along with the required educational credentials and experience, says Kennedy. Kennedy is the principal consultant of MAKHR Consulting, LLC, and author of the career coaching book […]