Mel Kleiman

About the Author

Mel Kleiman, CSP, is an internationally-known authority on recruiting, selecting, and hiring hourly employees. He has been the president of Humetrics since 1976 and has over 30 years of practical experience, research, consulting and professional speaking work to his credit. Contact him at

Hiring Wisdom: Resolving Workplace Conflicts

conflict management

According to recent reports, managers spend over 35 percent of their time dealing with workplace conflict. So, once it’s begun, how do you stop the wars between workers? Here’s a suggest method: Bring the conflicting parties together. Never meet with them separately. Let each person tell his or her side of the story…

Hiring Wisdom: Why Look For Experience?

Hiring Wisdom: Why Look For Experience?

Skim through online job ads and you’ll find about 95% of them have one word in common: “Starting wages based on experience…” “Looking for experienced, energetic servers and kitchen staff…” “We are currently seeking an experienced office assistant…” Why is it that experience is so often our No. 1 criteria? Because we assume…