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.

If You Really Want to Improve Your Employer Brand, Do These Things to Be a Better Leader

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Several years ago as I was cutting my teeth as a new account executive straight out of the military, I found myself a bit frustrated with my job and leadership. That’s precisely when my wise team leader turned to me and said, “Morgan … people don’t quit their jobs. They quit their managers.”…

An HR Leadership Reminder: We Take Care of Our Own

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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…

Use the Old Recruiting Tools You Were Given

Recruitment is simple. Organizations should have one defined objective — to locate, attract, and hire top talent. However, we have made talent acquisition one of the most complex areas of human resources. As a result, strategies are skewed and talent acquisition professionals are bogged down chasing the latest trends and fads instead of…

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

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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

Handshake onboarding

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…