Supplier Diversity Certifications: Helpful or Moot?

Supplier Diversity Certifications: Helpful or Moot?

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP August 25 2016 Certifications like MBE, WBE, SBE, and others create clear classifications for companies looking to expand their supplier chain into new markets. The organizations who grant the certifications create communities for the...
6 Things an Employment Verification Reveals

6 Things an Employment Verification Reveals

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP June 30 2016 David could be your dream hire. David is applying for an open position as an Operations Manager for your company’s customer service division. His resume lists a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) and skills in...
Hard, Soft, and Spongy Skills

Hard, Soft, and Spongy Skills

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP June 14 2016 We’ve all heard of hard and soft skills, but do they aptly describe the breadth or depth of skills we might look for in candidates? Soft skills too often encompass social abilities and focus less on individual abilities and...
How to Train Your Staff to Conduct Quality Reference Checks

How to Train Your Staff to Conduct Quality Reference Checks

BLOG Tammy Cohen, PHR, SHRM-CP March 15 2016 Reference checking is an investigative technique used to verify applicant-supplied information about professional qualifications. References can be a useful source of information about a candidate’s potential or ability,...

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