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WorkMonger Employer Blog: 4 Hiring Traps Education Employers Frequently Fall Into

4 Hiring Traps Education Employers Frequently Fall Into

Hiring in the education space is hard. As employers, hiring managers, and human capital professionals in this sector, it’s imperative that we find candidates that not only align with our job descriptions, but that also line up with the mission and values we hold dear.

Sometimes, the process of finding such individuals can seem painful. But with each hire, we uncover valuable lessons that make the hiring process a little less daunting, a little more streamlined and much more successful. In this blog, we explore four common hiring traps we often see education employers fall into and how to avoid them.

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3 Ways To Reconnect With Your Why - WorkMonger Career Blog

3 Ways to Reconnect with Your Why

The timing around the end of the year and the beginning of the next always entails a great deal of reflection. We catch ourselves thinking about what went right, what went wrong; our victories, our defeats; what might have been and what might still be. This is especially true when it comes to our careers.

Whether your year went extremely well or it feels like you couldn’t catch a break, it’s always important to remember, revisit and reconnect with your Why before you transition into the new year.

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Job Hunt Homework: What to Do When an Employer Asks You For a Work Sample

Many of us assumed that once we were done with school, we were done with homework. Gone are the days of stressing over assignments that dictate whether we fail or pass at life. We said goodbye forever. Or so we thought.

More and more employers are implementing creative, enlightening ways to assess the skill sets of their pool of candidates. How are they doing this? Work samples.

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4 Reasons Why No One Has Called You After Your Interview

Wouldn’t we all love to know how we did in an interview that same day? If only! Unfortunately, that rarely happens. In fact, not only do you rarely hear the same day, many times a week or two (or longer!) can go by with no response. If/when this happens to you, here are some circumstances that can take place during the hiring process that may be the cause of the delay. We’re counting down the 4 main reasons here.

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