Following up, show your interest! By Hannah Ferguson To my surprise, a lot of candidates have told me that they “don’t want to show their cards” or “don’t want to seem too desperate” in a job search. I agree that seeming too desperate may not come off the best, but showing too little interest can [...]
About aflitterThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far aflitter has created 30 blog entries.
Jessica Gerber School: Kenyon College Major: Political Science Minor: Concentration in Islamic Studies Graduation Year: 2019 What is your title at Germer? Associate Pharmaceutical Recruiter When did you start at Germer/ how long have you been here? I started here the beginning of July 2020. What is one piece of advice you would give to [...]
Video Interviewing Tips By Kelly Mikulski In today’s challenging times more and more employers are conducting video interviews in place of in person interviews to fill the positions they have open. You should prepare for the interview the same way you would if you were going onsite and do your homework. If you have a [...]
When Looking for a New Job Feels Like a Full Time Job! Written By Catherine Stier According to Glassdoor, “on average, each corporate job attracts 250 resumes. Of those candidates, 4 to 6 will get called for an interview, and only one will get the job.” You have a 2.4% chance of getting a call [...]
Why I Do This Everyday By Hannah Ferguson Being a recruiter is hard. Besides our own work and effort, we have little control over the process and that can be one of the most challenging parts of the job. However hard it can be, it is ultimately worth the joy of building relationships and helping [...]
How one call changed my career and can change yours! Written by: Les Schafer Go back in time to the year 1998. I was a Project Engineer for a construction company sitting at my desk in an open cubicle environment. My phone rings and I answer it. Long story short it was a recruiter asking [...]
Retained vs Contingent Recruiting Firms By Allison Flitter When deciding what type of agency you would like to work with, you will probably be choosing between a retained or contingent firm. So, what is the difference between working with a retained vs contingent firm? Retained firms get paid a fee up front to start the [...]
Candidate and Recruiter Communication 101 By David Naider For starters, please reference my previous blog “Why is the recruiter asking me personal information.” I believe this will be a good starting point before moving forward. For candidates already in or entering the workforce, working with a recruiter is a new experience. With us, the team [...]
Why is the Recruiter Asking Me Personal Questions? By David Naider During the recruiting process, there are many factors at play, some that are out in the open, and some that may create obstacles for the candidate and client that may not be given initial thought. Many of our candidates are making a move, sometimes [...]
Why Constant Communication with the Client and Recruiter is Key! By David Naider Constant communication with the client and the recruiter (us) is not only helpful, it’s a must in a successful partnership and successful collaboration. Whether it’s allowing us to gather the necessary information for a complete job order or working out the finite [...]