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HR Blog Watch: Know Your KSAs

Knowledge, skills and abilities are three distinct things. HR Bartender Sharlyn Lauby explains the subtle differences -- and why they matter in HR.

Infographic: Bottlenecks are Bad for Business

What are the negative effects? >>
Simplify Your Life: Waging War
(against germs, that is)

Many of the surfaces you touch every day at work -- things like keyboards and phones -- are dirtier than a toilet seat. If you think that's gross, use these tips to do a little spring cleaning at work and stay healthy!

Get Clean! >>
When things get busy and work gets backed up, give Alkar Human Resources a call. We'll quickly supplement your staff to get your business humming again.
How To Get Rid Of Toxic Employees - And Hire Right
Employees can be the greatest thing or the worst nightmare for a business owner--it all depends on who you hire and who you decide to keep. The right employees contribute to the company's success, stability and happiness. The wrong employees will bring the company down, and cause the owner endless anxiety and grief.

After five years of hiring and firing many people, I've come to the conclusion that almost all employees fall into one of these four categories. >>

How To Hire Team Players
A Leadership IQ study shows that one of the main reasons that new hires fail is not down to technical incompetency, which accounts for just 11 percent of failures, but due to a failure in attitude, which actually accounts for 89 percent of failures. What was interesting was that nearly half of the failings were linked to a lack of teamwork; that is 26 percent of new hires failed due to not being able to accept and implement feedback from bosses, colleagues, customers and other team members.

Click here to learn how to hire team players. >>
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