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Ghosting and the Candidate Experience

  Halloween has come and gone and leading up the big event, I've seen so many emails, articles and blogs referencing "ghosting".  Most of them are work-related ghosting references about applicants or new hires "ghosting" a company. I find that more often, it's the company or recruiter that "ghosts" candidates. In this incredibly tight job … Continue reading Ghosting and the Candidate Experience

It’s Job Fair Season…Help!​

Let the 'butterflies in the stomach' feeling commence! It's job fair season. Hi everyone! It's Tracy, the marketing intern for Hire Ventures. As I am quickly coming up on my graduation date (December 2018!!), the job search is now in full swing. I and many other graduates will be entering the ‘real world’ in January … Continue reading It’s Job Fair Season…Help!​

#SHRM18 – Let’s do this!

We are super excited to be heading to the Windy City next week for the #SHRM18 Annual Conference and Expo!  This is the conference to attend for HR professionals to gain powerful and relevant training and professional development, have opportunities to network with others and stay up to date on the latest compliance and cultural … Continue reading #SHRM18 – Let’s do this!

Social Media; top 5 ways it can hurt your career

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Messenger, Voxer, Skype etc. Social Media is part of our everyday life, it can be great for sharing information and staying connected.  These social apps can certainly provide countless benefits, but they can also hurt your job hunt and even hinder your professional advancement. You are what you … Continue reading Social Media; top 5 ways it can hurt your career

Top 3 mistakes millennials make to sabotage landing their dream job.

Hey, millennials! In my last blog posts, I spoke about hiring millennials and keeping them in the workplace. Well, in this blog post, it’s all about you, my fellow attention-seeking millennial friend! While working here at Hire Ventures, I have been focused on the marketing and recruiting side of the business. I have scheduled posts … Continue reading Top 3 mistakes millennials make to sabotage landing their dream job.

Dogs in the Workplace (woof woof)

You want to bring your dog/cat/ferret/fish to work…well, ok! Here at Hire Ventures, we have a pretty eclectic mix of clients!  We help everyone, from high tech corporate start-ups to family-owned donut shops and everything in between.  No matter the business, if there are employees, there are sure to be HR needs.  With all of … Continue reading Dogs in the Workplace (woof woof)

How to Keep a Millennial

You have hired the perfect millennial... now what? In the past 2 blog posts, I have talked about the characteristics of millennials, the know-hows in hiring a millennial, and the don’ts when it comes to hiring someone from my generation. So now that you have taken the advice I have given, and you have hired … Continue reading How to Keep a Millennial