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Planning for a Flu Outbreak

by Debby Millhouse, President, CEO Inc. The H1N1 flu vaccine has recently arrived in Charlotte. However, as anyone who’s ever gotten a flu shot knows, the shot doesn’t always work. The first flu pandemic since 1968 has been a tricky one to get rid of, with...

Get Involved

By Deborah Millhouse, President, CEO Inc.   It is not enough in human resources and recruiting to hire good employees. We must hire employees who not only bring a good résumé, but who will remain good and productive while with our company. That means that those...

No Carrot Required

by Debby Millhouse, President, CEO Inc. Today’s work environment can at times be scary and unstable. As important as it is to employees to keep their jobs, it is equally important that employers be able to retain good employees. Owners and managers with hire-and-fire...

Important “Don’ts” in the Interview Process

by Deborah Millhouse, President, CEO Inc. When interviewing a prospective employee, there are certain areas that you are prohibited by law from asking about. Never ask an employee about the following areas: – Family or marital status – Disabilities –...

Get Involved in Employee Development

Posted by Deborah Millhouse, President of CEO, Inc. It is the employer’s responsibility to form a cohesive and productive team of employees. While many employers have the wherewithal to assemble a group of people with impressive résumés, they often are unable to turn...

Build an Effective Team

Posted by Eric Murphy, Senior Recruiter, Professional Search DivisionMany managers underestimate the power of teamwork in the hiring and retention process. A team-driven environment is what attracts the most qualified people and prevents them from looking elsewhere....