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5 Things to Know about Hiring this Week

Posted by Erin Borgerson on May 17, 2013

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The 8 Most Common Job Search Mistakes of Recent Grads

As the end of the school year ends, graduates are beginning their job hunt. Searching for your first full time job can be intimidating and many recent grads are making simple mistakes preventing from finding a job. While your dream job might not be realistic right out of college, there are 8 tips you can take to maximize your potential for landing a great job! Read all the tips here.


Want Your Employees to Innovate?

Innovation is at the core of expanding your business but sometimes it is hard to encourage innovative thinking among employees. One way to do this is by splitting up the office. The article suggests hiring an intrapreneur (an entrepreneur within an established company), setting up a new division, and finally taking a failing product and incubate it. Read all of the tips here.

describe the image4 Ways to Write a Killer Job Description 

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of job descriptions but that is because it is crucial to your hiring process! Often times, companies feel like they are not getting the candidates they had hoped for. One reason for this might be due to the job description. Writing an interesting job description is another marketing tool that makes your company stand out to the best candidates. If you plan on hiring in the future, make sure you read all 4 tips in this article here


Interviewing to Death: A Hideous Practice that Crushes a Candidate’s Spirit

Everyone has a love/hate relationship with interviewing. Sometimes is can be quick and painless, other times it can drag on for months. The longest interviewing process I have ever heard of is 8 interviews before receiving an offer. While some companies believe a long hiring process is important, most times it is not necessary. The anxiety that ensues immediately after receiving an invitation to interview is inevitable. Click here to read the three components when a normal interview process turns into “death by interview”.


Survey: What Millennials Really Want at Work

Hiring Millennials is always a hot topic at Hireology. When the majority of the workforce will soon be taken over by this generation, it is important to know what is important to them in the workplace. According to the article, it is important for Millennials to be passionate about their work and the cause they are working for. If they do not care about the work they are doing, they will not be motivated to do their job well. Read everything else Millennials look for in a job here.


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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.