Experts from business, science, and international service share Recruiting Secrets to help you prepare for the job market!
What do employers want? How can you stand out from other candidates? What's the current job market like? Puget Sound alumni working in recruiting roles with Starbucks, Aerotek Scientific, and Peace Corps share insights about what to expect and how to prepare.
Wednesday, February 18
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Meet the recruiting experts:
Erin Carlson '04: Regional Manager – West Coast Region, Peace Corps
Erin has been recruiting Peace Corps volunteers since completing her tour in Guinea, West Africa in 2007, and is now the regional manager for the west coast.
Erika Herbst '07: Senior On-Premise Manager and Recruiter, Aerotek Scientific at Gilead Sciences
Erika has been with staffing company Aerotek since graduating from Puget Sound and is a national subject matter expert on Biotech recruiting.
Matthew Kennedy '03: Director of Talent Acquisition Programs, Starbucks
Matthew started his career as an admissions recruiter for the University of Puget Sound, then went on to work for some of the top companies in the Puget Sound Area: Microsoft, Expedia and now Starbucks.
Sean Rice '12: Recruitment Manager, Teach For America
Sean recently completed his stint as a TFA Teacher/Corps Member in Las Cruces, New Mexico and is now drawing on that experience to recruit for the organization.
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