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5 Things to Know about Hiring this Week

Posted by Erin Borgerson on May 10, 2013

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What the 2013 Job Board Trends Surveys Tell Us

The results are in! This year’s job board trends have just been released. One of the main frustrations of job seekers is the lack of response from employers. 90% of HR recruiters who use social media for recruiting use LinkedIn. Click here to read the entire article!

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Do you dread cold calling? Well fear no more! There are simple tips to make your cold calling days more enjoyable! From getting a quality headset to having a well rehearsed script, these 8 simple tips will be beneficial for the next time you need to make a sales call! Read all the tips here.



What a Flexible Workplace has to do with Trust and Creativity

With a new generation taking over the workforce, employers need to know how to keep them happy with their work. The main thing Gen Y is looking for is flexibility. Employees want time off work and would prefer not to spend their days cooped up in offices and meetings. If you want to keep your millennial employees content with their work and the company, make sure you read these tips! Click here.

A Great Product Means Little Without a Great Salesforce

According to this article, if you “believe your business is fundamentally about the product or service you're offering...think again.” A great business also relies on the sales team. Without effective salespeople, your product or service will not sell. Among these five tips, the article discusses how to deal with rejection and move on. Read all of the tips here.

7 Employees that You Should Fire Now

Everyone knows that employees are what truly make a company successful. And deciding to let people go is one of the hardest decisions a company has to make. But sometimes, employees are just more trouble than they are worth. This Inc. article describes the seven types of employees that you should fire now. If you have issues with your employees, it is definitely worth reading this insightful article! Click here to read more. 



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Megan Kezerle is the Chicago loving Pinterest obsessed marketing intern who manages the "Hireology Jobs" Twitter account 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.