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Use More Than Your Gut Feeling When Interviewing

Good Interviewing Skills Can Reduce Turnover Costs and Improve Productivity.

By Steve Schumacher

Several years ago, I worked with a company that, over the course of a year, hired three people in key positions who all failed and were fired within 90 days of being hired. They had interviewed very well, in fact they were superstars in the interview. When I talked to the managers who had done the interviewing, they all agreed that the candidates were “good people,” “real go-getters,” and “had what it takes” to do the jobs.

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All We Are Saying Is Give Lease a Chance

With the Volatile Economy, Leasing Equipment Can Offer an Interesting Alternative.

By Christina Schave

Prior to the recession, quarry operators may have been hesitant to lease construction equipment. Dealers heard things such as “I’m not interested in a lease” or “I want to own my equipment and use it for years.” While this still holds true for some producers, many are now entertaining leasing as a finance option.

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Managing Employee Stress

Reduced Full-Time Staffing, Increased Responsibilities a Challenge for Employers.

While leading economists expect the economy and job market to steadily improve throughout 2011, many employers and their employees are struggling to stay afloat under the weight of increasingly heavier workloads and high stress loads.

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CEOs Need a SEO Strategy

How Can You Make Sure Your Web Site Gets Its Proper Place In Cyberspace?
By Walt Denny

Approximately 16 billion Internet searches are conducted each month. How can you make sure your web site gets its proper place in the front of the pack? It’s all about Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

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No Small Job

What the newly passed Jobs Act means for small aggregates producers.

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