According to an online survey entitled 10 Biggest Job Likes and Gripes of Employees from Glassdoor, the biggest job “like” listed by employees is the quality of their coworkers, but right after that is their happiness with their work environment. Since HireArt specializes in making sure companies are screening for the most enthusiastic, passionate, and committed employees, we thought we’d look closer at the perks and benefits that go into creating a great place to work. As a recent respondent to one of our own surveys put it, “We have jobs that are high pressure, intense, and fast-paced. We hire…

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The end of December is a great time to look back on the past year, and look forward to the next. Life looks pretty hectic from my perspective; HireArt is a fast-growing startup and we have a lot on our plate. The hiring environment is getting hotter and hotter. But it’s nice to just sit back, take a breath, and reflect on things. So I thought I’d review a few positive numbers as my way of giving thanks and offering up some season’s greetings. First off, many of us sensed that 2014 would be a good year for the economy,…

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In my career as a CEO and serial entrepreneur, I’ve found that one of the biggest challenges in hiring the right employee is to assess their mastery of what are called “soft skills.” These skills aren’t specific bullets, like the ability to write cross-platform mobile apps or create enticing SharePoint pages. Soft skills are the ability to communicate, work in a team, keep a positive attitude, and act like a professional. My guess is that there’s not a hiring manager out there that doesn’t have stories about candidates that looked great on paper but would never fit into the corporate…

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Dear friends and stakeholders in HireArt, HireArt’s co-founders, Elli and Nick, asked me to join HireArt as CEO and I am thrilled. The team is smart and passionate about making meaningful matches between job seekers and employers. They have worked hard to understand the pain points of employers and candidates, and have built a beautiful product that makes hiring easier and more efficient. I am humbled and honored to take on this new role and have high hopes for what we can accomplish as a team. In coming into this new role, my biggest priority is making sure I connect…

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