M&A Integration – creating value through smarter, strategic HR operations

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While evaluating acquisition opportunities, investors consider an array of factors to determine the viability of the opportunity. These include revenue, cash flow, net income, management team, and strategic fit, among others. Careful consideration of these factors helps ensure that an acquisition will provide the long-term ROI that owners and private equity investors are seeking.

Adams Keegan's Super Woman: 'You need to be able to see through people'

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Lockhart leads the Recruiting Services team for Adams Keegan, where she helps external clients hire talent that is the right fit for their company in skills and culture, while also sourcing employees for internal hires.

Help your company stand out in a tricky labor market

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From companies that have been in business for years to early-stage companies and startups, all organizations want to recruit the best talent.

Nonprofits Can Benefit from Outsourcing HR

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Nonprofits can achieve sweeping efficiencies, high employee satisfaction and reduced risk by switching to an external HR services provider. Outsourcing HR administration, payroll and benefits can yield big returns for nonprofits in several areas, while allowing them to focus on their core mission.

Recruiting’s holy grail: improving both quantity and quality of applicants

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Many talent recruiters in the business world continually struggle to improve both quantity and quality for job applicants.

Why Companies Should 'Go Green' and Pursue Inexperienced Job Candidates

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Many companies identify ideal job candidates using a list of hard skills presented as qualifications. These skills typically require industry experience and prior institutional knowledge, and candidates who possess them bring a certain amount of confidence to any hiring process.

With local leaders angling for a living wage, should businesses take the bait?

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On first glance, Tramaine Isaac, 27, and Phillip Daniel, 46, might not have much in common. In addition to their age difference, Isaac is a native Memphian who graduated from Carver High School and attended a hometown college. Daniel is a recent transplant to the area who relocated to Memphis under factors not of his choice.

How Executives Can Stand Out In a Tight Talent Market

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It’s no secret that the tightening labor market has caused fierce competition for job seekers, especially for executive-level candidates. While a candidate may be searching for career growth, the ideal scenario is combining that growth with a natural fit between the new company and its needs.

Seven Tips to Keep Employees Happy and Drive Guest Satisfaction

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Culture impacts nearly everything in business. This is especially true in the hospitality industry, where each employee interaction with a guest is a moment of truth. Will the employee deliver the expected experience, or leave the guest disappointed? The recipe for creating outstanding guest experiences is simple: happy employees.

Adams Keegan Expands into Northeast, Hires LaFeve as Business Development Director

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Adams Keegan, announced its expansion into the Northeast United States, extending its footprint throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. The expansion comes after years of continuous, nationwide growth for the company and will be led by Mike LaFeve, Northeast Region Business Development Director. LaFeve reports to Trevor Benitone, Vice President of Business Development.