Behavioral Science

Are Your Onboarding ‘Firsts’ Up to Snuff?

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | |
Onboarding is all about firsts. In fact, if you can engage your new hire by executing a successful series of firsts, you just may be able to last. According to SHRM, this critical period of firsts in the employee life cycle is more important than (more…)

Cliché Your Way to Talent Acquisition Success

We’ve all heard these clichés before: “the numbers don’t lie” and “the proof is in the pudding.” And, there’s good reason these familiar phrases have stayed around so long; they’re true, especially when it comes to tracking talent acquisition success. When you have the ability (more…)

What do Senior Management Employees Have in Common?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | |
Are they workaholics or do they prefer to work out? Are they sharp dressers or do they prefer more casual attire? A lighthearted, newly-released survey from CareerBuilder surveyed 552 executives (hiring and human resources managers in senior leadership positions including CEOs, CFOs, COOs and Senior (more…)

Treat Employees Like Adults? What a Concept

We’ve all heard of a little company called Netflix, right? But are you familiar with their approach to finding and keeping talent? It starts with personal responsibility. Over the years, they have learned that if they ask people to rely on logic and common sense (more…)

Three Studies That Make You Say Hmmm…

In the last few years, a handful of studies have shed light on the way recruiters hire and think about candidates. Below are three that may inspire you to rethink your talent acquisition strategy. 1)  MRI Network Recruiter Sentiment Study: This 2014 survey examines recruiters’ confidence (more…)

Rockin’ Recruitment with Twitter

Recruiters who turn to Twitter are humming a happy tune. The popular social media site ranks number three for hiring managers, just on the heels of LinkedIn and Facebook. And, according to an online social media survey conducted in June 2013 by Jobvite, 55 percent (more…)

Chequed.com, inc. Releases Record Results For 2013

Saratoga Springs, NY – January 23, 2014 – Chequed.com, Inc., a Saratoga Springs, New York human resources technology company, announced today a record breaking year in 2013. Among the highlights of 2013 are: Doubling its’ enterprise client base Exceeding 3,000,000 candidates through its pre-employment assessment and online reference (more…)

Rely on References to Find Your Next A-Player

Most hiring managers recognize that references are a good way to check a potential candidate’s background, but what they may not realize is that they are also one of the most practical ways to identify top talent. Why? According to Dr. John Sullivan, an internationally-known (more…)

Chequed.com Featured in RecruitingTrends

Three Tips for Managing Biases that Destroy the Interview Process In this article, Chequed.com Founder and CEO, Greg Moran discusses how the interview all too often marks a breakdown in the talent selection process. He covers the different types of biases that play into our own (more…)

Avoiding Bad Hires

The Harvard Business Review points out that as much as 80 percent of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions. And, with the average cost of hiring a new employee now exceeding $3,479 according to a 2012 study by Bersin & Associates, a leading (more…)