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Mel Kleiman is the author is the founder of Humetrics. He helps companies build high-quality, frontline, hourly workforces. Reach him at

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10 commandments of preshift huddles Posted on 06 Nov 2017 in the 1017 & Featured categories.

It’s been relatively recently that the huddle has made its way from the playing field to the business workplace, but it has proven to be just as effective in settings... Read more»

The power of the five firsts Posted on 11 Jul 2017 in the 0717 categories.

First impressions are lasting; hourly employees are not. Before they’ve been on the job six months, more than half of them are gone. Some were probably not a good fit... Read more»

4 interview questions you must ask Posted on 28 Apr 2017 in the 0417 & Featured categories.

Life is all about choices. In every moment, we make choices. Do this or do that. Go here or go there. It’s endless. And every choice produces a logical outcome,... Read more»

10 ways to guarantee your best workers quit Posted on 27 Jan 2017 in the 0117 & Featured categories.

1. Don’t make new hires feel welcome and valued. Employees are most impressionable during the first 60 days on the job. Every bit of information gathered during this time will... Read more»

Don’t hire the best applicants, hire the best employees Posted on 17 Oct 2016 in the 1016 & Business categories.

Before I make a presentation, I survey the attendees to find out their challenges when it comes to recruiting, interviewing, selecting and retaining employees. This year, the three biggest challenges... Read more»

How to engage employees Posted on 15 Jul 2016 in the 0716 & Featured categories.

Other than a paycheck, do you give your employees any good reasons to come to work each day? If your answer is “not really,” here are a few ideas to... Read more»