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Recruiting for Success – Part I, The Selection Process

Recruiting for Success – Part I, The Selection Process

People are our greatest asset. Hire well, and they will also be your organization’s greatest asset. As property managers, we are in the people business. Our onsite property management staff and the colleagues behind the scenes supporting them are the delivery mechanism for what we promise our clients. So, ensuring we follow best practices related to recruiting great people is mission critical.

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Barriers to Attracting and Hiring a Diverse Workforce

Barriers to Attracting and Hiring a Diverse Workforce

A diverse workforce has immediate and tangible benefits for all organizations – including their bottom line.  Data shows that diverse organizations are both more innovative and more productive.  A recent McKinsey study showed that American companies with diverse executive boards had a 95% higher return on equity that those whose boards were more homogenous.  A Deloitte report published several years ago showed that when employees feel included, innovation increases by 83%.

Many organizations are becoming more sensitized to the importance and benefits of having a diverse and inclusive workforce.  However, not all have adjusted their hiring practices to avoid the pitfalls of excluding potential applicants because of archaic or short-sighted recruiting and screening procedures that may limit the applicant pool for any given position.  What are some of the mistakes companies and hiring managers make that impact their ability to identify and recruit diverse talent?

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Keeping Up the Company Culture

Keeping Up the Company Culture

It’s a deliberate combination of designing, nurturing, and protecting the culture you want and communicating the vision and leadership and appreciation to enable everyone to see their part in the greater organization as necessary to shared successes. It is the humans at the center of your workplace in which the quality of their lives directly impacts their contributions to the workplace environment or company culture.

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The How and Why of Problem Solving

The How and Why of Problem Solving

Problem Solving - The How and Why In a previous blog, the focus was Effective Conflict Resolution.  In many cases, only once a conflict is truly resolved and emotions are diffused can you start solving a problem and achieving desired results. Individuals are...

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