About Mel Kleiman
Competition is tougher than ever and that’s exactly why you need to find the one thing that your competition doesn’t have – superior employees! After all, the quality of the people you hire determines the quality of service you can deliver. When you hire mediocre employees, you have a mediocre business. The most successful business, no matter the industry, realize that good is no longer good enough when it comes to hiring. In order to get and stay ahead, you have to have great employees.
Mel Kleiman has helped hundreds of companies overcome their hiring challenges and gain an advantage over the competition. He has counseled hundreds of businesses and thousands of managers over the years on how to build a Magnetic Company that attracts and retains the best hourly employees who, in turn, help attract and retain the best customers.
More than 35 years ago, Mel founded Humetrics, a training and consulting organization specializing in recruiting, hiring and retaining the hourly workforce. Mel addresses the ongoing challenges that face organizations by providing pragmatic take-home solutions that managers can implement immediately. Mel Kleiman and Humetrics provide consulting services, workshops, and keynote presentations designed to recruit the best employees, reduce costly employee turnover and increase retention in order to dramatically and positively affect the bottom line.
Mel is a regular columnist for several business magazines and has had articles published in hundreds of human resource magazines and trade journals. His books include the bestselling Hire Tough, Manage Easy – How to Find and Hire the Best Hourly Employees; The 5 Firsts: A Simple System to On-board, Engage, and Retain Top Talent; 100+1 Top Tips, Tools & Techniques to Attract & Recruit Top Talent; 267 Hire Tough Proven Interview Questions; So, You Got the Job… Now What? A member of both the Society for Human Resource Management and the National Speakers Association, Kleiman also holds the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional designation.
Contact Number: (713) 771-4401
Recent Posts by Mel Kleiman
Top 10 Ways to Guarantee Your Best Workers Quit
Certified Speaking Professional Mel Kleiman is North America’s foremost authority on how to recruit, select, and retain hourly employees and president of Humetrics.
The Top 10 Commandments of Pre-Shift Huddles
Leading an effective huddle, however, calls for a completely different strategy than used for the weekly staff meeting. Here then are The Top 10 Commandments of Pre-Shift Huddles.
The 10 Commandments of Magnetic Managers
What makes a Magnetic Manager? Research studies, employee surveys, and my own consulting work agree that the following are the 10 commandments Magnetic Managers live.
Employee Retention: Don’t Put the Cart before the Horse
Certified Speaking Professional Mel Kleiman is an internationally recognized consultant, author and speaker/trainer on strategies for finding and keeping the best hourly employees.
Employee “Stay” Interviews
While Exit Interviews deliver useful information about the organization and the departing employee’s manager, when it comes to keeping good people on board, they are analogous to closing the barn door after the horse is out.
Where to Find the Best Hourly Employees – Part II
The best sources of new hires have changed very little over the past 25 years and the hands-down best sources of great new employees are still re-recruiting former employees and referrals from present employees.
Where to Find the Best Hourly Employees
When good employees leave your employ to work elsewhere, more often than not, they discover “the grass isn’t greener after all.” Longstanding research work shows that 20 to 25 percent of supervisory and managerial employees.
The Power of First Impressions
The good news is this common problem can be remedied with a simple system that uses the power of first impressions to retain those great employees.
The Best Ways to Build Your Franchise Business
The easiest way is to sell more to you present customers. The second most effective way is to try to sell more to your past customers, and the third best way is to get your present and past customers to refer potential new customers to you.