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Chicago, IL
51 to 200 employees
1982
Company - Private
Retail
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In 1982, Leslie Hindman founded her eponymous auction house in Chicago, Illinois, and within a few years it grew to be the largest auction house in the Midwest and one of largest in the country. The company has conducted many significant and highly publicized auctions, including ... Read more

Mission: For over three decades, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has been an industry leader combining recognition as the Midwest’s leading fine art auctioneers with a global reach of buyers. Leslie Hindman remains a force behind high profile auctions of everything from contemporary ... Read more

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    Leader in the auction and art world. Exposed to exceptional objects and opportunities to learn everyday. Management encourages and supports employees to take on new responsibilities.

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    Unclear job descriptions and responsibilities. Cluttered and over crowded workspaces. Inefficient property flow and management. Unclear advancement opportunities and mentorship.

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    Set up clearer mentorship and advancement system in relation to yearly and bi-yearly reviews. Design more room for workspaces and desks. Incorporate better compensation and incentives to company benefits.

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    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    Submitted cover letter and resume, contacted by HR for phone interview with director, HR and supporting employees, invited for in person interview with supporting employees, 2nd phone interview with director, offered the job

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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Awards & Accolades

  • Best Auction House, Chicago Magazine, 2015

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