Adam Robinson

Adam Robinson

Chief Hireologist / CEO


Adam Robinson is a noted recruiting industry expert, speaker, and author. He launched his current business, Hireology, ( with the mission to help growing companies make better hiring decisions using data. Previously, Adam was the founder and CEO of Illuma, a provider of high-volume recruitment outsourcing programs, and the creator of the Ionix Hiring System, a full suite of interview and assessment tools.
Adam is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and received his MBA from DePaul University.

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Adam posted a new job: Senior System Engineer
“ $ alias next_job=hireology Hireology is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for the design and implementation of an agile, cost efficient, robust, secure infrastructure that can act as the foundation f... ”
Adam posted a new job: Front End Engineer
“ We need you to help us build clean, modern, easy-to-use interfaces that will redefine how managers interact with candidates and employees.As a Hireology Front End Engineer, you will join our small but growing user experience team  to set standar... ”
Adam posted a new job: Inside Sales Consultant
“ It is an exciting time at Hireology and this new position is critical to our future growth. This is an opportunity for a highly motivated and driven sales professional to join our growing company.Hireology is currently looking for an Inside Sales Con... ”
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Adam Robinson
How do I get better at hiring?”  That’s the question I’m most often asked.  Here are five suggestions that will dramatically improve your hiring skills:  
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Adam Robinson
Quote of the day, from TechCrunch :As for the brain-dead commentators wondering if LinkedIn’s IPO represents a bubble, somewhere Hoffman has to be laughing and shaking his head again. What part of spending a decade of building a business with more than 100 million users that no one hyped, that...
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Adam Robinson
[Author's note:  This article is Part 4 of 4 in a series on hiring salespeople.  In Part 1 and Part 2, we discussed why hiring salespeople is so difficult, and what to look for when reviewing a sales resume.  In Part 3, we covered the proper approach to interviewing sa
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Adam Robinson
In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on How to Hire Salespeople, we discussed why hiring salespeople is so difficult, and what to look for when reviewing a sales resume.  Here, I’ll share with you the “rubber meeting the road” part of the process – the interview.  
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Adam Robinson
In this month's The Economist, two articles really jumped out at me.  The first is an opinion piece on whether or not we've returned to irrational exuberance, and some thoughts on how the changing model for professional angels and VC investments are shaking things up.  The second is a more rigorous...
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