How often have you hired someone with a great track record who turned out to be a bad hire? By discovering what a candidate’s previous managers and colleagues candidly say about their work style, skills and behaviors, you can objectively assess the candidate’s ability to be a top performer. Through this session, you will learn how technology has introduced a way for talent acquisition professionals to capture behavioral feedback from five references in just two days for each job candidate, and how to avoid candidates who score low with references. Also, see an overview of how this technology infuses compliance, consistency, reliability and validity into each reference-check and obtains feedback that identifies developmental needs of candidates.
This session will provide a background on how lean thinking and tools can help safety and any HR function. Following the teachings of W. Edwards Deming, Toyota created a production system, now commonly referred to as lean production. What is not well understood is that “lean” works in any office and business, regardless of size. Whether healthcare, small enterprise, food service, or non – profit, “lean” can help improve teamwork, culture and drive continuous improvement, but only if we go back to basics and strip away the mystery that this thinking is only for the manufacturing floor. Participants in the session will gain new insight into both “how” and “why” standards should be developed.