Hiring

3 Ways to Recruit the Best Job Candidates in 2016

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | | |
The latest findings from an Indeed survey reveal that more than 8,000 U.S. adults are handling the job search very different from days gone by. What’s the big difference? Primarily it has to do with search. First, the job search is always on. For example, (more…)

10 Things that Can Go Wrong on a First Day

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | |
So, you’ve hired someone who you think is perfect for that job opening. Now comes the real fun and it starts with day one. Here are just a few behaviors that your new hire could display along with things you can do to help them (more…)

When it Comes to Assessments, It’s All About How You Use Them

A recent article in TIME magazine looks at what it’s like to get a job or fill a job in “the age of optimized hiring.” That’s a huge topic, but the article focuses on personality assessments (though it refers to them more generally as tests (more…)

He Hates It. She Loves It. Company Culture Is Not “One-Size-Fits-All”

Do you know the values that are core to the culture of your company? Many companies do. For example, at Whole Foods Market, they genuinely care about the environment. At Zappos.com, they talk about their culture of delivering WOW through service. Amazon is a company that (more…)

Ready to Invest in HR Technology? Ask these Questions First.

HR technology is hot. In fact, according to a 2015 report from marketing agency The Starr Conspiracy Intelligence Unit, 53 percent of companies with more than 1,000 employees plan to invest in HR technology this year. That number jumps to 60 percent for smaller firms. (more…)

What Makes a Great Leader?

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | |
When hiring for upper management positions, do leaders look for proven entrepreneurial spirit, management ability, a track record of growing companies or all of the above? Surely, it depends on the job at hand, but what are some of the most coveted qualities to have (more…)

Crossing the Digital Divide

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | |
While technology can help HR teams to gain deeper insight into potential hires, how do you get people interested in using it in the first place? Whenever a new technology is introduced, a learning curve is present. So, how do companies tackle and overcome tech (more…)

What’s Your Global Mobile Talent Acquisition Strategy?

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | | |
According to an article by Roy Mauer for the Society for Human Resource Management, Global Mobility Increasingly Tied to Strategic Talent Management, companies today should be ready to go global. Why? Because organizations report that their global mobility programs are critical to supporting new business (more…)

Rule #1 to Destroy a Candidate Relationship

Monday, November 3, 2014 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | |
What’s the right amount of information to ask from a candidate? According to this new LinkedIn post by Chequed.com CEO Greg Moran, it depends. But asking too much information prematurely can spoil the whole relationship. Read the post here … And, if you like the post, (more…)

How Long is Your Hiring Process? My Guess, Too Long!

What’s the Hiring Hold Up? Are you finding that your time-to-hire for vacant positions is growing longer and longer? You’re not alone. An article in the New York Times, Why Companies Are Taking Longer to Hire, reports the following: On average, U.S. employers are taking 25 business (more…)