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 [...]
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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 [...]
The Importance of Maintaining Relationships Written By: Jessica Gerber One thing I’ve learned at my time at Germer, is the importance of maintaining relationships. When I was relatively new at Germer International, I connected with this professional who was looking for a new opportunity. The reason for their job search was to find an opportunity [...]
Making a transition into recruiting – What I have learned in a year Written By: Sarah Yun “Hey dad? Can you see me working in recruiting?” “Hmm.. what would you be doing?” “I am not sure.. I guess I am going to be talking to people all day to find them jobs?” This was the [...]
5 Tips to De-Stress at Work or at Home Written By: Sarah Yun In today’s world, the pandemic has caused many to feel overwhelmed with emotions in modern workday employees. It is important to be able to step back and take some time to yourself to evaluate ways you can produce better working habits [...]
How Can DISC Help Improve Relationships? Written by: Jess Goodman Last year, Allison introduced us to DiSC in her article, “What’s your DiSC Style?” Understanding DiSC styles can help anyone improve relationships both at work and home. Check out how! Improve communication: Understanding someone’s DiSC style can help improve interpersonal communication. For example, I know [...]
The Benefits of Working with a Recruiter as an Entry-Level Candidate Written By: Sydney Grierson So, you’ve graduated from college… Congratulations! You’ve worked super hard for this. But, now what? Starting a job search, especially the first one of your professional career, can be a daunting task. There are so many questions that recent graduates [...]
Are you a “Crumb-Cleaner?” Written by: Catherine Stier The President of one of the companies we work with used this example to explain why “large company” folks didn’t typically work out at his 70-person company. “When I’m walking by the kitchen” he said “and there are crumbs on the counter, I will grab a paper-towel [...]
From the Court to the Office Written By Olivia DeBonte Being a member of both the Germer International team and a member of the Ursinus College Volleyball (UCVB) team have taught me very similar and valuable lessons, in very different ways. At first glance, it seems unlikely that these two environments could possibly overlap, but [...]