29 11, 2016

How to Hire Loyal People

By | November 29th, 2016|High-Character Employees|Comments Off on How to Hire Loyal People

Hiring loyal people provides a strong return on investment.  It is worth the effort to find and hire them.  Here's how. ------------------------------------- According to the Great Place to Work Institute, businesses whose employees are deeply satisfied (a key indicator of loyalty) have lower turnover, better safety records, superior job applicants, and stronger marketplace performance than [...]

29 11, 2016

How to Hire Humble People

By | November 29th, 2016|High-Character Employees|Comments Off on How to Hire Humble People

Humility is one of the most valuable qualities of high-character employees.  Here's how to find humble employees and why they are so crucial to your success. Remember when soft drinks came in glass bottles? Even though they were heavy to lug around, the glass didn’t alter the taste of the soda the way that plastic bottles [...]

29 11, 2016

How to Hire Grateful People

By | November 29th, 2016|High-Character Employees|Comments Off on How to Hire Grateful People

Employees who are grateful are generally more productive and satisfied than employees who are not.  They’re also nicer to be around.  Here's how to find them. Gratitude in job applicants is not easily quantifiable, but it can be assessed. Because there are many nuances associated with this character trait, we’ll take a different evaluative approach [...]

11 10, 2016

How to Hire Fair People

By | October 11th, 2016|Ethics in the News|Comments Off on How to Hire Fair People

The first thing you notice about Jack Welker, the white supremacist played by Michael Bowen in the TV series Breaking Bad, is the big, black swastika on his neck. Jack makes no bones about his racism. You’ve heard of people wearing their hearts on their sleeves? Jack wears his hatred just below his head. Jack [...]

6 10, 2016

How to Hire Courageous People

By | October 6th, 2016|Ethics in the News|Comments Off on How to Hire Courageous People

The majestic Grand Canyon | Photo by Bruce Weinstein Imagine that a fire broke out at your desk, and none of the fire extinguishers in your building worked.  What would you do? That was the question that Marvin, the new director of the fire safety department at a large company, wanted to make sure never arose. [...]