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    The Interviewer Who Talks Too Much

    Posted on April 06, 2020


    Who Is Talking In many job interviews, the employers do much of the talking. They may go on and on about the company and what they want you to do. It’s a bad way to hire and should be a warning sign for job-seekers. Finding employees who are the right fit requires a process that […]Read More

    Deal-breakers in a job interview

    Posted on March 30, 2020


    Deal-Breakers Being late. Wearing too much jewelry.  Avoiding eye contact. We have all heard these alleged deal-breakers in a job interview. I don’t think we can give blanket red flags.  Every company has different core values, so the deal-breakers must reflect these core values. For example, if someone admits they are not a morning person […]Read More

    A Second Chance to Make a First Impression

    Posted on March 23, 2020


    A Second Chance One of our teammates at Dasher battled addiction at one point in their life. It led to poor decisions that landed them in prison. It also left them divorced and a single parent to a small child. Now sober and out of a destructive marriage, one negative remnant remained: a criminal charge […]Read More

    Words of Comfort for the ‘I don’t interview well’ Crowd

    Posted on March 16, 2020


    “I don’t interview well.” People who don’t interview well may think they are doomed never to get the job they want. Not true at Dasher. At Dasher, our strength is in hiring and creating a culture that empowers the economically fragile.  We give our job applicants so many chances to talk to us, so one […]Read More

    A Hire Power: How to find diamonds in The Talent Pool

    Posted on March 10, 2020


    How to Find Diamonds in the Talent Pool? Your guidance counselor probably drilled you well on the importance of first impressions, error-free resumes, and “where I see myself in 10 years.” Whether you sit behind the desk or in front of it, today’s job market will convince you that hiring is about far more than […]Read More

    Why Productivity Rises When Employees Feel the Company Cares About Them

    Posted on March 02, 2020


    In many offices, employees tell me that no one cares if they are there or not. A culture of indifference to your employees will bleed over into everything they do for you. It is like cyanide in the company diet. Here at Dasher, we emphasize and focus on morale. We want our team mates to […]Read More

    How Company Values Give You a Competitive Advantage

    Posted on February 24, 2020


    It doesn’t cost a dime to identify and perpetuate core values in your organization and give yourself a true competitive advantage. Our approach to business development is a great example. I have watched the way our competitors talk to perspective customers. They will walk into a meeting where they pitch their company by saying they […]Read More

    Why Worker Retention is Only Half the Story

    Posted on February 18, 2020


    The Dasher Way emphasizes that worker retention is mission-critical. This is especially true in a time of unprecedented low unemployment and high turnover. A key to employee retention is hiring and nurturing VALUE-ALIGNED workers. As any person in a dysfunctional work environment knows, people who are not in sync with your values can poison the […]Read More

    Employees Are Not Machines With Legs

    Posted on February 11, 2020


    Gail is a customer service representative. When she joined Dasher two years ago, she had been trying off and on for years to get her GED. It was a condition of her employment that she complete her GED within a year. Not only did she achieve that goal, she went on to enrolling college, where […]Read More

    How to Make Money While Making Change

    Posted on February 03, 2020


    Sharon Ryan As the CEO of Dasher, Inc., a woman-owned company that has super-sized our employees’ success as quickly as our bottom line, many people assume I run a nonprofit. Not true. In reality, I am a successful business owner who not only runs a powerhouse communication company working in shipping and mailing, field staff […]Read More

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