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How Do We Ask the Right Interview Questions?

August 14, 2012
During the interview process, is there a good way to assess each candidate so I can narrow down the search in a timelier manner? I was hoping for some kind of checklist. Or would this actually be a hindrance rather than a help? —Need for Speed, HR specialist, Nonprofit, Wausau, Wisconsin
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How Do We Become a Learning Organization?

August 14, 2012
During management meetings, discussion invariably turns toward the subject of continuous change. We want to become a learning organization, making any necessary changes that will help us be more customer-oriented. We're having trouble getting beyond the discussion phase, though. How do I persuade our management team to let human resources spearhead this cultural change? —On the Sidelines but Hoping to Play, HR manager, publishing, Sydney
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What Is Wrong With Our Recruitment Process?

July 31, 2012
Our human resources department attracts and selects top-notch candidates, sells the company very well and arranges a solid orientation program for newcomers. Yet other departments seem to cause a high rate of turnover soon after the probation period and during the first year. How do we improve our recruitment process and avoid these setbacks? —It Hurts When They Leave, human resources manager, services, Alexandria, Egypt
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How High a Priority Is Time-to-Fill When Filling Vacant Positions?

July 17, 2012
How important is the time-to-fill metric in the health care industry? Our top management puts a lot of stock in this, which is understandable. However, I want to make sure that not only do we fill positions quickly, but more important, we get the best available candidate. —Quality Not Quantity, health care recruitment specialist, health care, Poughkeepsie, New York
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