We advocate using a behavioral interview to determine whether a candidate is a good fit. With a behavioral interview, the objective is to assess knowledge, skills, and abilities; the competencies that are reflected from past experience. The idea is that past performance is a good predictor of future performance. Here is a list of sample behavioral interview questions.
Category: Best Practices
We find DISC and values a useful combination because it defines responses to various situations, including behavioral communications models, which tend to highlight trends that promote team effectiveness
When establishing system benchmarks, it’s best to stick to the essentials. Leave room for common sense and avoid the clutter of excess detail about process.
The first step is to determine which systems your business needs to run smoothly. In theory, every aspect of the operation can be systematized. Choose a new product launch, an advertising campaign, an HR function, or some other aspect of the business that needs to be organized.
The balance sheet is typically used to calculate the net worth of the business, and includes liabilities, cash, and equipment. A basic tenet of double-entry bookkeeping is that the total assets (what the company owns) should equal the liabilities plus equity, i.e. the books should balance. Subtracting the liabilities form the assets reveals the net worth of the business.
Understanding the types and hierarchy of the line items in your chart of accounts will make it easier to maintain clean books, and use your accounting software properly. The chart of accounts categories fall under a few basic groups: income and expense, assets, liabilities and equity accounts.
Accolo CEO Explains How to Turn Your Company into a Hiring Machine at Marin Business Forum Meeting March 22
The highlight of the event will be John Younger, CEO of Accolo, speaking on staffing strategies in a tight economy. The Marin Business Forum event will be help March 22 at 5:00 p.m.