Management

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…)

Is It Time for Daily Performance Reviews?

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | |
This post was written by Greg Morgan, President and CEO of our newly combined company, Chequed.com and Assess Systems (cooler name coming soon). See this post and other great content from Greg on LinkedIn. I was driving to the airport last week listening to an NPR report on (more…)

7 Survey Lessons For Employee Engagement

According to Gallup, companies with highly engaged employees have 3.9 times the earnings per share (EPS) growth rate compared to organizations with low engagement scores. So, this link between company performance and your employees’ potential will help drive the performance of your employees and business. The (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…)

Validity vs. Reliability. Do You Know the Difference?

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | |
While validity and reliability go hand in hand when it comes to personality assessment or other forms of employment testing, they do differ. Validity basically refers to research that provides evidence that a test actually measures what it is supposed to measure. Reliability is more (more…)

Do You Need a Retention Refresher?

At the end of 2014, CareerBuilder conducted a survey of more than 3,000 employers from multiple industries to figure out what will affect employee retention the most in 2015. According to the results, 30 percent of employees regularly search for jobs and 23 percent of employees (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…)

What Are Your New Year’s Hiring Resolutions?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | |
This is the year. This is the year you hire smartly – once and for all, right? Here are six ideas to inspire you and ensure that this year – you finally do it. 1.)  I will develop a strong talent pipeline. Don’t wait till your (more…)

At the Intersection of the Internet of Things and HR

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | |
You’ve likely heard the term being tossed around – the Internet of Things (IoT) – but do you know what it means? Let’s reflect first. The 1990’s Internet connected one billion users via PCs; the early 2000’s Internet connected two billion users via smartphones; and (more…)

Put on Your Boxing Gloves

Many HR departments have to put up their dukes when it comes to showing their worth. Why? A good deal of their efforts are made behind the scenes and while speed of hire, percentage of reviews completed and number of managers trained are all good (more…)