De-Escalate: How to Calm an Angry Person in 90 Seconds or Less Written By: Allison Delaney Have you ever encountered a screaming toddler, a teenager who doesn’t want to talk or a boss that loves to yell? Have you had your partner come home from work more angry than when they left? Do you know [...]
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Seven Things I Learned in my First Year as a Recruiter at Germer International Written By: Lena Obernesser I started as a executive assistant and recruiter to John Germer at Germer International in May of 2022, after completing my Master’s Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Working at this job has taught me many things [...]
Every company is hiring, why should I work with a recruiter? By Allison Flitter Delaney There are many companies hiring right now. You probably see a bunch of different postings and are getting emails about a lot of roles that may be a good fit with your background and experience. Recruiters are probably also calling [...]
Building Trust By Allison Flitter Delaney Building trust with the candidates we work with is extremely important. The professionals we work with must trust us to fully represent them to a client with their expectations on salary, vacation, benefits, sign-on bonus’, visa status, etc. The trust that we have with our professionals cannot be built [...]
Be prepared for either a slow- or fast-moving interviewing process (emphasis here on Fast) Written By: Les Schafer After I am finished my initial introduction call with a candidate and it is clear that the candidate is interested in moving forward in the process, I will inevitably be asked, “How quickly are they looking to [...]
How To Prepare for an Interview Written By: Les Schafer By no means is this an end all be all list on what you should focus on as you prepare for an interview. What it is, though, is a list of areas that I think will be a good foundational focus in helping you prepare [...]
Interview Preparation Written by Hannah Ferguson Preparing for an interview is never easy. Over the next 2 blogs, we have two recruiters giving you all the tips and tricks on how to prepare for your next interview! Imagine you just heard back on a position you applied to a few days ago and the company [...]
Finding a Replacement for a Placement Written By: Sydney Grierson While rare, there are instances where the candidate selected for a position ends up not being the best fit. This is typically a result of either the professional not being a good cultural fit, or his or her technical skills do not fully meet the [...]
Get to Know Germer! Name: Lena Obernesser School: BA: Delaware Valley University, MA: Walden University Major: BA: Equine Science and Business Management, MA: Industrial and Organizational Psychology Graduation Year: BA: 2019, MA: 2021 What is your title at Germer? Sourcing Recruiter & Executive Assistant to John Germer When did you start at Germer/ how long [...]
Is There Anything They Could Do for You to Accept the Job? Written by: Catherine Stier “Hi, I’m calling to decline the offer from your client.” 💔 This happens sometimes, and it’s usually unexpected. When we get to the point where an offer has been extended, we are confident that the person wants the job [...]