From 2009 to 2014, the Dallas Police Department has reduced the number of excessive force complaints by 64%. Translation: Officers got better at managing conflict.
Many times, hiring managers — in an innocent attempt to make an interviewee more comfortable — ask questions that could put the company in legal peril down the line.
As you know, one of the worst mistakes a company can make when promoting someone is getting a technically savvy person in a management position who has absolutely no leadership skills … or training to support them.
Conflict is not, by its nature, a bad thing. In a world without conflict, problems in the workplace wouldn’t be discovered or addressed, and innovation would grow stagnant.
Everyone knows a good myth or two. And as it turns out, a lot of those myths end up being taken at face value and acted on as if they were true — and it’s costing employers. But much like the boogeyman, many of these employment “facts” exist only in our imaginations.
You can never have too many great interview questions in your back pocket.
You may have dealt with pranksters in the past, but you’ve probably never dealt with what these two managers made their employees endure.
There are some pretty shocking stats out there that could be used to spark more participation in employer wellness programs.