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While the live, in-person interview is still far and away the preferred interview method for hiring companies, the video interview is becoming much more commonplace.  Hiring has become more global and with more employees working remotely, video interviewing is a way to expedite the interview process while keeping travel costs down and still allowing the interviewer to meet the candidates “face-to-face”.

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Every quarter, the talent acquisition experts at Hirewell put together a newsletter to update our contacts with interestng industry and company news, as well as a few of the top jobs we're recruiting for currently. Take a look at our latest newsletter and sign up to receive this alert right to your inbox

The Human Resources recruitment practice is a cornerstone on which Hirewell was founded, and we are often asked for advice on expanding an HR department.  When it comes to what interview questions you should to find your next HR professional, check out the quick list below for some ideas.

Hirewell has enjoyed continued growth since we opened our doors in 2001, and we're once again looking for the next round of superstar recruiters to join the team! If you're ready to love your job, read on!

About the Organization

Since 2001, Hirewell has partnered with growing companies to strategically build world-class workforces in a large range of industries.  Our unique blend of service offerings allows us to make a tremendous impact with our clients and continue to help them as they evolve.

Hirewell's Senior Recruitment Lead, Lauren Lackovich, gives us her take on why it's an exciting time to be a Human Resources professional in Chicago:

Tell us about the company (or positions) you are recruiting for?  

Brendan O'Brien - Partner, IT Recruiting

We are excited to announce our new Managed Recruiting Programs (MRP) staffing engagement with one of our long-term partners, with kCura Corporation!

In the 2015 LinkedIn Talent Trends Report, 75% of the 18,000 full time employees surveyed considered themselves passive candidates. 85% of those said they would be willing to talk about a new career opportunity, however only 61% of companies today are actually focused on recruiting passive candidates. Does yours?

James Hornick - Partner, IT & Digital Recruiting

One trend we are seeing across many clients in Hirewell’s Marketing practice is the desire to see a marketing portfolio, and not just from design/UX candidates.  Hiring companies are asking to see portfolios across all areas of marketing, and this trend is fast becoming the norm.  A strong resume and LinkedIn page are no longer cutting it for many companies. 

A strong, updated LinkedIn profile is one of the most important tools in your job search arsenal.  It makes it easier for recruiters and potential employers to find you, helps you make an outstanding first impression with them, builds your professional brand and expands your professional network.

Below are tips from the LinkedIn experts on giving your profile a facelift.

  1. Update your photo – Use a professional headshot whenever possible. If you don’t have a professional photo, follow these guidelines:


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