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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…)

Be an HR Journalist – Investigate and Report

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | |
If you work in HR, you’re familiar with the challenges of all the usual suspects – retention, recruitment, work culture and more. You’ve read a lot about talent analytics and you’re wondering if it’s time to make a move. The answer should be yes. The (more…)

Top Reasons Employees Quit Their Jobs

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | | | |
Stop Quitters in their Tracks Now that the economy is firming up, workers are feeling their oats and quitting their jobs again to find greener pastures. In fact, the Labor Department recently reported that the number of people who quit their jobs rose three percent between December 2014 (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…)

Hit the Easy Button

Recruiting is often an expensive proposition, but Dr. John Sullivan, an internationally known HR thought-leader from the Silicon Valley, says that there are several budget-friendly, and easy-to-implement recruiting tools that will make your life much easier. Here are a few to get you started:   Give me five. (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…)