When I was going into high school, I wanted to be a soccer referee. I’d played soccer all my life and knew I could make good money reffing on fall weekends. To become a certified referee I had to go through a two day course that concluded with a test to measure my comprehension. I… Continue reading Effective trainings build the confidence to use what was learned during the job.
I took the implicit association test about transgender biases. My older sibling came out as trans a bit over a year ago and it was a major adjustment for my family to understand why he now wants to now go by he/him pronouns when he grew up as female conforming. I wanted to take the… Continue reading The people we are around and have relationships with greatly affect our implicit biases.
I want to begin by disclaiming that I am discussing two instances of interviews that led to being offered a job that I accepted. It is important to note this because I understand my bias toward an example of an unstructured interview working in my favor as well as a structured one. However, I understand… Continue reading Unstructured or structured interviews can set the tone for what the level of formality is in a position.
All of the positions I have held were seasonal minimum wage jobs I was hired for a year to four years ago. I say this because I have little memory of what the descriptions were when I applied, but I remember while I was in each position thinking how little it felt like I was… Continue reading Minimum Wage Jobs Deserve Accurate Job Descriptions
Of the top 100 companies to work for in 2020, I wanted to look at the number 1, number 100, and a couple in-between to get a sense of the range these organizations cover in terms of what it takes to be considered a top 100 company. Starting out with #1, Hilton presents very high… Continue reading Four Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For 2020
The most important thing I learned in this class was the concept of personnel planning. Because I have only ever been on the candidate side of a job search, I didn’t realize how important it is to understand, on every level, what should go into which position to fill and how to fill it. In… Continue reading Personnel Planning is foundational to the hiring process
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