Before you know it, millennials will be invading your office left and right. Despite some views that millennials are high maintenence and lazy, they can be an asset to your team. Tyana Daley wrote an article for TLNT about what millennials really want in a job.
See, millennials aren't that bad after all.
Sonya Chudgar of Inc.com brings us some great news - Silicon Valley added 42,360 jobs in 2012.
The article outlines key figures from the Silicon Valley Index, an annual report on the economic health of the region. To read Chudgar's summary, click here.
"If you were a kitchen utensil, what would you be?"
Although it can be fun to think of answers to those bizarre interview questions, no insights are gained. Ben of UpstartHR explains that weird interview questions don't work. Rather than using such questions to gage culture fit, he suggests asking questions that garner a measurable response.
Hireology's CEO Adam Robinson feels the same way about asking weird interview questions. During his appearance on DriveThruHR, Robinson explained that such questions won't help you make a hiring decision and should be avoided.
We can't say it enough, building a strong company culture is the key to success. If you're sick of hearing it from us, you're in luck. Michael A. Olguin wrote an article for Inc.com about encouraging team work in the office.
These are some of his recommendations:
Create a "we" culture
Encourage social get-togethers
Develop team building exercises and programs
Suzanne Lucas, otherwise known as the Evil HR Lady, wrote an article for Inc.com that every business owner needs to read. She explains that many people believe their company is exempt from the law, but that is rarely the case. Lucas notes that laws are never as simple as they appear. Luckily, she provides numerous examples of tricky situations and how to legally handle them.
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Maggie Coffey is the coffee-loving Marketing Intern for Hireology, a web-based selection management platform that provides customized interviews, job profiling, and one-click background checks to help you hire the right person. Start your free trial at www.Hireology.com today!