Relationship Building

2020-11-16T09:14:01-05:00

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 [...]

Relationship Building2020-11-16T09:14:01-05:00

Why is a Recruiter Asking for My Salary?

2020-11-01T11:50:50-05:00

Why is a Recruiter Asking for My Salary? By: Les Schafer Take a deep breath and say to yourself, “the good recruiters are here to help me”. Remember we talked about this in a previous blog (Why work with a recruiter)?  So, building from that conversation let’s talk about salary. Recruiter: “So, Mr. or Mrs. [...]

Why is a Recruiter Asking for My Salary?2020-11-01T11:50:50-05:00

Following up, Show your Interest!

2020-10-19T08:57:38-04:00

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 [...]

Following up, Show your Interest!2020-10-19T08:57:38-04:00

Video Interviewing Tips

2020-09-08T10:01:43-04:00

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 [...]

Video Interviewing Tips2020-09-08T10:01:43-04:00

When Looking for a New Job Feels Like a Full Time Job!

2020-08-24T09:47:26-04:00

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 [...]

When Looking for a New Job Feels Like a Full Time Job!2020-08-24T09:47:26-04:00

How one call changed my career and can change yours!

2020-08-03T10:28:02-04:00

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 [...]

How one call changed my career and can change yours!2020-08-03T10:28:02-04:00

Retained vs Contingent Recruiting Firms

2020-06-30T17:58:05-04:00

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 [...]

Retained vs Contingent Recruiting Firms2020-06-30T17:58:05-04:00

Candidate and Recruiter Communication 101

2020-06-22T10:13:31-04:00

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 [...]

Candidate and Recruiter Communication 1012020-06-22T10:13:31-04:00

Why is the Recruiter Asking Me Personal Questions

2020-06-22T10:12:13-04:00

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 is the Recruiter Asking Me Personal Questions2020-06-22T10:12:13-04:00

How We differentiate Ourselves as Executive Recruiters

2020-04-07T09:48:56-04:00

How We Differentiate Ourselves as Executive Recruiters Written by: Catherine Stier The photo above is from an employment application that a pharmaceutical professional filled out for one of our clients, and it speaks volumes. Here at Germer International we don’t see ourselves as a “staffing agency” as some may classify us. We are a partner, [...]

How We differentiate Ourselves as Executive Recruiters2020-04-07T09:48:56-04:00
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