Retention Strategies for Seasoned Workers It makes good business sense to recruit, hire and (do your best to) retain workers as a part of your company’s culture. Over time, the experience one gets from extended training results in an extremely knowledgeable, highly skilled, seasoned employee that could be one of your most essential resources.
You may never be able to calculate the vast amount of knowledge one seasoned professional holds, or replace it with just one employee if that person leaves your organization.
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In the past, prior to the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, I had an interview with a company that had no access for wheelchairs into the building. I called the Office Manager, with whom I was to interview, using a payphone and explained the situation. The Office Manager understood and agreed to conduct the interview on the front steps of the building; which begs the question: how do we handle interviewing a person who has a disability?
For an employer, the goal should be the same when interviewing a candidate with or without a disability. Continue reading “An Interview with a Disability”
We all become a little anxious when an employer schedules us for an interview. A little bit of anxiety can be good, but it can also be uncomfortable.
Let’s switch roles for a moment. You are employed, your Office Manager informs you that the HR Representative will be out for a period of time and he/she would like YOU to conduct an interview this week! I feel anxious just writing about it. But relax. I have a few suggestions that will help you conduct an effective interview without having to frantically search Google for help.
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The Navigators are a three person regional team covering 13 counties and 24 Workforce Solutions Centers that were created to provide staff training, assist employers and serve as a resource for and about persons with disabilities whose goal is finding quality employment.
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