Human Resources

Knowing where your business issues lie is important, but real improvement can only occur when you take the next step. Get your management team fully engaged and arm them with a consistent level of knowledge…

After more than 20 years in the search business, my partners and I feel as if we've seen and heard it all. Here are this month's tips to help you gauge your home-building industry candidates:

  • The…

This month we surveyed hiring managers and HR experts on what they do to minimize risk in the human resources arena. My group of usual suspects included three corporate-level vice presidents for major home…

There seems to be a lot of talk about company culture these days. Several builders I've spoken with are trying to define or improve their firm's culture.

With all of the culture talk, I decided…

Last month we reviewed the merits of assessment tools. This month we take a closer look at some of the assessment tools home builders use.

 

We usually approach this column from the perspective of an employer. I'd like to focus this month's column on the job seeker because the fraternity of unemployed in our industry is growing rapidly as…

My partners and I are in a fascinating line of work. Every day we get to talk to interesting people from across the country about what's going on in our industry.

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