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Hiring Tools (and more!) for HR Consultants

Posted by Erin Borgerson on March 19, 2013

We've been working alongside HR consultants for quite some time now. If there's one thing we've learned from the collaboration, it's that consultants wear many hats. From advising to marketing to hiring and invoicing, it's a good thing someone narrowed down the job title to "consultant," otherwise that would be one busy business card.

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Anyhow, the HR consultants we work with have years of experience. But despite everything they've learned over the years, adding a few extra hours to the day just isn't one of them. Forget an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. schedule, it's more of a 24/7 type of position.

We have to give them props though. No matter how demanding clients get or how the days seem to melt away, HR consultants never complain. And they rarely ask for help.

But outside help can be a huge help to improving evens and quality. Just think of Tim Taylor, he couldn't have done it by himself. 

So make like you're on Home Improvement and start gathering tools for your toolkit. Whether it's something to help you stay organized, or a tool to help with your invoicing needs, a toolkit is a great resource. 

The best part of having an HR toolkit, you can still do things exactly the way you please. The tools are a merely a support system. They can save you time, and even money, all while you continue helping your clients the way you always have.

So, what do you say? Give an HR toolkit a try! After all, it's not like we're asking you to wear a tool belt.  

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Maggie Coffey is the coffee-loving Marketing Intern for Hireology, a web-based selection management platform that provides customized interviews, job profiling, and one-click background checks to help you hire the right person. Start your free trial at www.Hireology.com today! 


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Erin Borgerson

About the Author

Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.