Apologies to Paul Simon, but when I looked at the long list of design ideas I compiled while at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, I thought I’d try to mention 50 of them—a nice round num
Here are this month's tips to help you gauge your home-building industry candidates.
Home building industry experts offer a look at some of the road hazards on the HR expressway and ideas on how to maneuver them.
Culture is as culture does. Rodney Hall looks at how your company’s actions and behaviors today become the culture you’re known for tomorrow.
Last month we reviewed the merits of assessment tools. This month we take a closer look at some of the assessment tools used by home builders across the nation.
An assessment can quickly provide information not obtainable other ways and allows home building employers to compare applicants against industry and peer benchmarks.
Unique selling propositions are the golden nuggets that sets your home building company apart from the competition. Here are a few examples that can make your company shine in the eyes of prospective employees.
This month's column focuses on the job seeker because the fraternity of unemployed in our industry is growing rapidly as the housing market declines.
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. Here're some things we've run across lately that may help you on the HR side.
Hiring the right people takes thought, patience and skill. Are you holding the right auditions?
Few things have kept pace with the rapid growth of our industry as much as employee compensation. Bonus programs tied to division or company profitability have generated unprecedented compensation levels. As the housing boom subsides and begins shrinking this year's bonus checks, the focus on compensation will take on a new tact.Namely, how do you attract and/or retain great people who have become accustomed to such extraordinary income opportunities?