Why Our Process Is Important By Hannah Ferguson Over the past 15+ years, the recruiters at Germer International have developed a hands-on and detailed process that has led to many years of success. Every recruiter follows the same guidelines and procedures, which ensures all candidates and clients have the same experience. Our Process for Candidates: [...]
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Tips for Working Remotely By: Sydney Grierson From wearing a mask in public to working remotely, COVID-19 has undoubtfully changed a lot about how we go about our daily lives. According to Stanford economist, Nicholas Bloom, “42 percent of the U.S. labor force [is] now working from home full-time.” And while one might think that [...]
Keeping in Touch By: Hannah Ferguson For me, one of the best parts of this job is building relationships and keeping in touch with candidates I have helped find new positions. I love hearing about how things are going at the new company and how much they enjoy working there! However, there are sometimes when [...]
Every Call Counts By: Sydney Grierson One of the biggest lessons I have learned during my first few months of recruiting is that every call counts. Back in March, I was working on an analytical search that led me to a phone call with the Director of Quality at a local pharmaceutical company. He informed [...]
Making the Connection By Allison Flitter Connections are key in any industry. But how do you make connections? When you first start out in a new industry or position you are always working to make connections. Recruiting is built on connections and keeping up with those connections is key to success. In the last blog, [...]
What Makes a Good Recruiter? By Allison Flitter Before we even get to talking about what makes a good recruiter, we must talk about the different kinds of recruiters, since there are many. There are internal, contingent, retained, recruiters who focus on certain industries, and staffing agency recruiters. Here at Germer, we are contingent recruiters [...]
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+ [...]
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 [...]