Morgan Hoogvelt

About the Author

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Morgan Hoogvelt currently serves as managing partner of MorganHCM, a full-service human capital consulting firm. Drawing on his expertise in human capital strategy, executive search, RPO, essential hiring practices, candidate sourcing, Internet recruiting, and social networking, he provides organizations targeted, best-of-class solutions and employment branding strategies that help his clients meet the challenges of recruiting, technology, and retaining and rewarding top talent. He is also passionate about delivering excellent customer service and building positive, productive relationships. He can be contacted at mhoogvelt@morganhcm.com.

4 Ways to Make Interviewing a 2-Way Street

So much information is thrown at job seekers on how to interview: here is how to dress; here is what to say; this is the answer to the million-dollar salary question; be sure to send a thank-you letter, etc.  Then there are the horrid interview stories that everyone consistently shares with one another…

An HR Leadership Reminder: We Take Care of Our Own

Human Resources is a giving profession. It is a profession where you will not receive tons of kudos, be recognized for closing million dollar deals, or for engineering the next great product that revolutionizes the world. What you will receive is a call from an irate employee when their bonus check is smaller…

Onboarding 101, Or What NOT to Do When a New Employee Starts Work

Editor’s Note: Sometimes, readers ask about past TLNT articles they may have missed. That’s why on Fridays we republish a Classic TLNT post some of you have asked about. My good friend — let’s call him “Herb” — started a brand new job yesterday. Herb was very excited because it’s an opportunity with a…

Onboarding 101, Or What NOT to Do When a New Employee Starts Work

Editor’s Note: Sometimes, readers ask about past TLNT articles they may have missed. That’s why on Fridays we republish a Classic TLNT post some of you have asked about. My good friend — let’s call him “Herb” — started a brand new job yesterday. Herb was very excited because it’s an opportunity with a…

Yes, You Can Recruit Like the Army

Back in early Spring, I was approached by a local HR organization to present at its local symposium with regard to an article that I wrote for ERE several months ago — “What Corporate Recruiting Can Learn from the U.S. Military.” Apparently the article struck a chord with the program manager, and he…

8 Skills Recruiters Should Have

When I attend career fairs, hiring conferences, recruiting events, or through conversations with prospective candidates, I keep learning that the wrong people are attending these events and working as recruiters. As I walked the room at a recent career fair, prior to the event starting, I sought to introduce myself to some of…

R … P … Oh No!

Recruitment process outsourcing by definition is a form of business process outsourcing where an employer outsources or transfers all or part of its recruitment activities to an external service provider. Each letter in the term RPO represents a valuable and equal piece of the RPO process model, yet more and more RPO providers…

Onboarding 102

May 15th marked the 1-month anniversary for my friend Herb who was the focal point of my previous article regarding onboarding. Herb has settled into the role and he is starting to feel a little bit better about his decision than he did at first. However, the fact remains that he views his…

Know What Your Recruiting Competitors Are Up to

It blows my mind how the subject and function of competitive intelligence falls by the wayside in most HR/recruiting departments. Just what exactly is competitive intelligence and what is it used for? Let’s start first by defining it: Definition: the action of defining, gathering, analyzing, and distributing intelligence about products, customers, competitors and…