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BIZ TALK HOW TO HIRE THE RIGHT PERSON And Stay Out of Trouble While You're Doing It O n the surface, it appears to be a routine chore. You have a job to fill, so you must interview the applicants and select the most promising. In truth, interviewing job candidates today is far from a routine task. One of the toughest issues to resolve with new hires is measuring the applicant's relevant skills. How can you tell if a prospective employee has the level of experience and dedication that you require for your shop? 28 | July/August 2016 * O&MM Fabricator You've probably developed your own methods for measuring hard skills in new applicants. Still, it's important to remember, there are other qualifications that may be at least as important. "There has never been a time when pre-employment interviewing skills have been more important," says Therese A. Hoehne, director of Human Resources, Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois. She cautions, "You must keep in mind that there are many complex laws that govern WILLIAM J. LYNOTT the interviewing/hiring process. Today's legal constraints have made a tough job more complex and more risky than ever." Fortunately, there are simple techniques that can help you negotiate that difficult path. We asked several experts to give us their best advice. Here's what they told us: Talk Less; Listen More "Most interviewers talk too much," said Emory Mulling, chairman of The Mulling Companies, Atlanta, Georgia. "The

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of O&MM Fabricator - July/August 2016

PRESIDENT’S LETTER
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
NOMMA Network
Supplier Members
NOMMA Education Foundation
NEW RULES TO IMPACT THE LEASE/BUY DECISION
HOW TO HIRE THE RIGHT PERSON - AND STAY OUT OF TROUBLE WHILE YOU’RE DOING IT
New NOMMA Members, Iron Club Members & Rust Free Club Members
Industry News
Media
Products
METAL MOMENT
Index of Advertisers

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