Going Full Circle By: David Naider Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to get to know a new candidate that we had not connected with before. It was just before the COVID-19 pandemic became widespread, and I never knew how this initial contact could come full circle to where I sit today. This candidate, with 15+ [...]
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My First Placement By: Jessica Gerber My first placement as a recruiter was a challenge. On this search I was working with one of our clients who focuses on cell and gene-based therapies. Our client was looking for someone who had a long list of experience and skills. During the search, I came across a [...]
Coming Into a New Industry By: Sarah Yun When I first started here at Germer international, I had my fears of the unknown. Being fresh out of college, I had thought the first job I had was going to be the kick-start to my career. Almost my whole entire life, I had thought I was [...]
How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out By: Jessica Gerber The job search can be extremely tiring and difficult at times. However, that is why there are recruiters out there to assist you in this process and find the right company and position for you. As a recruiter, one way I find potential candidates [...]
Getting a TN Visa during the Pandemic- Being a Canadian Citizen and Getting a Job in the US under a TN Visa(in a pandemic) By Les Schafer In my 10 years here at Germer International I have placed candidates here in the US before who needed help with a H1B Visa transfer. I have spoken [...]
How Companies have Pivoted in 2020 By Les Schafer What we have seen in the pharmaceutical industry in 2020, when it comes to opening and closing positions has been that the companies who were proactive and quick to adjust in implementing a virtual interview experience, were the ones who won recruiting in 2020. Being in [...]
What it Means to be in a Candidate-Driven Market Written by: Sarah Yun “What is a candidate-driven market?” you might ask. I had a conversation with the President of Germer International, John Germer, to get his insight into what this could mean for the candidate & client experience in 2021. For one, to be in [...]
Get to Know Germer! Sarah Yun Name: Sarah Yun School: Rutgers University Major: Psychology Minor: Public Health Graduation Year: 2019 What is your title at Germer? Executive Assistant When did you start at Germer/ how long have you been here? I started at Germer in August. What is one piece of advice you would give [...]
What does a typical day look like as a recruiter? By: Allison Flitter Every industry and every position have different days; recruiting is no different. Although each recruiter has a different structure, we each have the same basic outline for our day. Below is an example of what a typical day looks like: 9:00-10:00 Follow [...]
Relationship Building By Allison Flitter Recruiting is more than just sending a job description to a candidate and connecting them with a client. Everyday at Germer International we talk to candidates in-depth about their family, their salary, why they are looking for a new position, etc. These are tough conversations that we have so that [...]