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Above the Influence
Drama. Gossip. Office politics. Whatever you call it, it's probably alive and well within your organization. Here are eight actions you can take to promote productivity, integrity and a positive culture in your company.

Avoid the Drama >>

HR Blog Watch: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Synthesized for Interviewing

2014 Employer Internship Trends

- 56% plan to hire more interns in 2014 than 2013
- 62% plan to implement a more structured internship program

Why They're Hiring Interns

- 73% of large employers (100+ employees) want to find full-time employees
- 73% of small employers (under 50 employees) want part-time help with projects

Simplify Your Life:
Hiring Summer Interns? Proceed with Caution

Interns can help you get more done and evaluate potential new hires, but they also come with very real risks.

Get the Most from Interns >>
Temporary and temp-to-hire employees provide all of the same benefits as interns--without the risk! Contact Alkar Human Resources to learn more.
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 due 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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