The Art of Learning, by Joshua Waitzkin By: David Naider Joshua Waitzkin is a prodigy. In his book, The Art of Learning, a journey into the pursuit of excellence, Joshua Waitzkin speaks on the learning processes that he used from the time he was a child after he fell in love with the game of chess. [...]
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Why (Atomic) Habits are Important By Hannah Ferguson No matter how old you are or how long you have been at Germer International, personal development and learning is something we value and always encourage. I have read a lot of books throughout my two and a half years here, and I can genuinely say, I [...]
Untamed, by Glennon Doyle By Allison Flitter Untamed by Glennon Doyle was one of the best books I read in 2020. Glennon Doyle wrote this novel about her experience finding her voice and how others could find their voice (specific to women, but could be applied to men as well). She takes the reader through [...]
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg By Les Schafer You might be asking yourself why this recruiter is writing this short review of this book and for that matter why you should care. Truth be told, we here at Germer International are constantly on a journey of growth. We are trying to be better [...]
Road Less Traveled, by M. Scott Peck By Jess Gerber One thing I love about working at Germer International is the emphasis on professional and personal development. One way we achieve self-improvement is through reading various books. One book that I felt was extremely beneficial to my growth is The Road Less Traveled by M. [...]
Road Less Traveled, by M. Scott Peck By: Sarah Yun Life is always filled with challenges and trials. Sometimes these challenges can be painful and they often lead us to have to confront our reality. In the book, The Road Less Traveled talks about these challenges and why humans continue to lack the constant growth [...]
The Importance of Transparency with a Recruiter By David Naider We at Germer International have mutual respect and goals for both our clients and our candidates. There may be situations where you as a candidate may be hesitant to share personal information and may be situations where you as a client may be holding cards [...]
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: [...]
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 [...]