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Hiring in Decatur

 The hunt for talent is an ongoing endeavor for organizations. Everybody knows the value of having a reliable team. From startups to conglomerates, they all need people to run business operations. Hiring hourly workers in Decatur should not take too much time. However, business owners should not rely on traditional methods alone. These may not prove to be as effective as they used to be and cause a lengthy hiring process. 

 Learn more about hiring in Decatur in the sections below. You will find some geographical and professional information on Decatur. Furthermore, there are also some examples of local and online hiring resources. 

 

Decatur City Overview

 With a population of around 70,522 people, the city of Decatur is the county seat of Macon County in Illinois. Founded in 1829, Decatur is rich in history and cultural heritage. The economy was initially based on agriculture and became a center of soybean production in 1922. During this time, it was even dubbed as the “Soybean Capital of the World.” Through the years, the city developed more diverse economic activities. Today, Decatur continues to be committed to providing residents with a good quality of life and a place where they live, work, and play. 

 

Decatur Businesses

 The business community of Decatur is a diverse blend of organizations in multiple sectors. The largest industries in Decatur are manufacturing, healthcare and social assistance, and retail trade. Some of the major employers in Decatur are Archer Daniels Midland Co., Caterpillar Inc., and Decatur Memorial Hospital. The opening of the Midwest Inland Port, a multi-modal shipping and receiving facility, also helps businesses in the transportation solutions sector. 

 

Hiring Resources in Decatur

 For Decatur’s job seekers, the city offers a job page as a resource to search for job opportunities. This job page found on the city's official website reflects different part-time and full-time job vacancies. 

 You can also opt to post in local newspapers:

 

 

Hiring Resources Online

 Nowadays, using the internet as a business tool is common. Companies take advantage of its advantages in the workplace and streamline complex business processes. The hiring process is also more manageable with online resources and platforms like Glassdoor. These resources allow both candidates and employers to communicate quicker and easier. 

 Here is a list of a few more online hiring resources:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See who is already posting jobs and hiring in  Decatur, Illinois

Applications
468
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Arby's Team Member for Cynthia Myerscough in Decatur. This is a description.

As a Team Member, your personality and commitment to create a delicious experience for everyone plus Arby's amazing offerings in Meatcraft equals the complete sandwich. You'll help operate our restaurants on a day-to-day basis, ensuring that your service will ...Read more

Applications
355
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Recruit Net
Crew Member for Wenzak Inc (Illinois South) in Decatur. This is a description.

Families come in all shapes and sizes.  And that includes the Wendy's family - the people you work with as a Wendy's Crew Member.


The stuff you want - like fun people, quality food, a schedule to meet your ...Read more

Applications
88
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, ZipRecruiter, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Recruit Net
Crew Member for Dairy Queen - Illinois in Decatur. This is a description.

We strive to create positive memories for all our fans so we are looking for a positive, energetic Crew Member/Chill Staff who are passionate about the Dairy Queen brand and delivering exceptional customer (fan) service. If you enjoy ...Read more

Applications
81
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, ZipRecruiter, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Recruit Net
Cashier for Dairy Queen - Illinois in Decatur. This is a description.

Hungry For A Great Career?


To our guests, Dairy Queen is more than just a place to eat – it’s a place to have fun, spend some time with friends and experience great food.


To our team ...Read more

Applications
28
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Recruit Net
Shift Manager for Wenzak Inc (Illinois South) in Decatur. This is a description.

Movin’ on up…


Families come in all shapes and sizes.  And that includes the Wendy’s family - the people you work with as a Wendy’s Shift Manager.


The stuff you want - like fun people, quality food, and a paycheck ...Read more

Applications
28
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Recruit Net
Assistant Manager for Wenzak Inc (Illinois South) in Decatur. This is a description.

Lead a multi-talented team


Under the leadership of the General Manager, you will manage the daily operations and staff of a Wendy’s restaurant with a specific focus on staffing, training and scheduling, all of which will help build and ...Read more

Applications
17
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, ZipRecruiter, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent
Cook for Dairy Queen - Illinois in Decatur. This is a description.

We are looking for an experienced Cook/Grill Staff to execute all kitchen operations, ensuring all prepared foods meet restaurant safety and health standards. Who would cook, assemble and wrap good items, stock all needed products and preparation materials in ...Read more

Applications
17
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Assistant Manager for Cynthia Myerscough in Decatur. This is a description.

We are searching for a new Assistant Manager to join our team who is interested in helping to

hire and train other team members. You will also assist in making sure the team adheres to

company policies, resolving customer complaints, leading the ...Read more

Applications
7
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Shift Manager for Cynthia Myerscough in Decatur. This is a description.

Our Shift Managers are in the meat pit, operating our restaurants on a day-to-day basis. You will help support the General Manager and Assistant Manager, ensuring that every shift operates smoothly. If that weren’t cool enough, you’ll also help team ...Read more

Applications
6
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent
Store Manager for Dairy Queen 3034 in Decatur. This is a description.

We are looking for an experienced and skilled manager with remarkable skills, who will run a store effectively and with attention to detail. Who will create positive memories for all who touch DQ. The manager will assist the General ...Read more

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring in Decatur

What is the best way to find and hire in Decatur near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Decatur applicants. Employers posting their Decatur jobs on Indeed get about 16 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Decatur applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for Decatur are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 1 hours on average, which is shorter than the average for Decatur positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a role in Decatur?
SMS has 81% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Decatur job applicants?
Hourly paid workers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 185% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Decatur applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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