By nature, I tend to follow my gut for knowing how things are going. But Signature uses metrics, so my boss keeps challenging me to look at the data. Signature knows what it takes to build success—how many in-houses, how many resume submittals for each job, and how many interviews it takes to get us… Read More The Numbers Story
When I first started working with national accounts, I found that the people I called didn’t always pick up the phone. Being a rookie, I was eager to get in front of people and make connections, so I quickly said “yes” when a hiring manager suggested that I sign up for a 5K run on… Read More What It Takes to Run with National Accounts
Details are my bumblebees. I’m not great at dealing with them, but if I’m walking through the park, I’m aware that they’re a necessary part of the environment. Details create an easier experience. I overcame my resistance to details once I learned how useful they are. For example, I know which of my hiring managers… Read More Details, Details, Details.
Hiring managers can be like family—sometimes they drive you insane, but you still want to do your best for them. In my own family, we have mutual respect and a sense of trust in each other, knowing that we have each other’s best interests at heart. When I’m establishing a relationship with a new hiring… Read More 3 Ways to Make a Meaningful Connection with a Hiring Manager
This was the first time I cooked for the holidays and it turned out really well. I created a mix of traditional Russian dishes and American holiday items. The best news is that nobody ate and ran! Everyone was stuffed and we sat around after dinner and enjoyed each other’s company. As I reflect on Thanksgiving and… Read More Holiday Reflections
One of the most frustrating challenges in the staffing business is finding the right fit for a candidate and a hiring manager, and then having the candidate back out at the last minute. If you’ve been part of any hiring process, you know, or can imagine, how much time and effort, and the many resources… Read More How to Rise After Falling
Stay-at-home moms typically wear workout clothes—and some of them actually have the time to work out. I don’t have any non-business clothes. I only wear work clothes—and it’s very uncomfortable to wear heels on the grass. It takes us two hours to get out of the house now that my kids are older. When they… Read More 12 Things I Learned from Flag Football
My team and I decided to do some bonding and purchased tickets to see Florida Georgia Line at PNC Art Center. It was truly an amazing show. Nelly hit the stage first and jammed out to some of the old-school songs that transported me back to my first summer after graduating high school. At that… Read More Team Building & Concerts Rock!
About a year ago I decided to try Audible after a friend suggested I listen to it on the ride to and from work. I was so used to listening to the plethora of stations made available by SiriusXM radio. As time went by, I knew every melody of every new song that came out… Read More Listen While You Drive to Work
This industry has been good to me. I’m lucky that I found a home with Signature, which allows me to use my talent, helps me improve, and stands by me through it all. Today, I’m part of an amazing team and together we’re building a new office. I love bringing in new talent and showing… Read More Working with Signature