The Importance of Transparency with a Recruiter


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 [...]

The Importance of Transparency with a Recruiter2020-12-29T14:24:26-05:00

Why Our Process Is Important


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: [...]

Why Our Process Is Important2020-12-29T14:20:33-05:00

Tips for Working Remotely


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 [...]

Tips for Working Remotely2020-12-29T14:18:25-05:00

Keeping in Touch


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 [...]

Keeping in Touch2020-12-31T12:06:04-05:00

Every Call Counts


Every Call Counts By: Sydney Grierson One of the biggest lessons I have learned during my first few months of recruiting is that every call counts. Back in March, I was working on an analytical search that led me to a phone call with the Director of Quality at a local pharmaceutical company. He informed [...]

Every Call Counts2020-12-31T11:50:29-05:00

My First Placement


My First Placement By: Jessica Gerber  My first placement as a recruiter was a challenge. On this search I was working with one of our clients who focuses on cell and gene-based therapies. Our client was looking for someone who had a long list of experience and skills. During the search, I came across a [...]

My First Placement2020-12-31T11:36:59-05:00

How Companies have Pivoted in 2020 


How Companies have Pivoted in 2020 By Les Schafer What we have seen in the pharmaceutical industry in 2020, when it comes to opening and closing positions has been that the companies who were proactive and quick to adjust in implementing a virtual interview experience, were the ones who won recruiting in 2020. Being in [...]

How Companies have Pivoted in 2020 2020-12-29T14:10:19-05:00

What it Means to be in a Candidate-Driven Market


What it Means to be in a Candidate-Driven Market Written by: Sarah Yun “What is a candidate-driven market?” you might ask. I had a conversation with the President of Germer International, John Germer, to get his insight into what this could mean for the candidate & client experience in 2021. For one, to be in [...]

What it Means to be in a Candidate-Driven Market2020-12-28T15:20:30-05:00

Relationship Building


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
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