Ashley Miller serves as a Lead Executive Recruiter for Target, which is the second largest retailer in America. She describes her organization as friendly, fun, and collaborative with a focus on teamwork. When seeking new candidates, she looks for skills in leadership, problem solving, decision making, and financial analysis. She also considers a candidate's communication and organization skills. More so, she defines success as being able to connect with others and bring joy to their everyday life.
Organization: Liberty Mutual
Bryan New is a Sales Manager at Liberty Mutual. The organization is a Fortune 68 Company with year-round internship positions. Bryan defines the internship experience as a long audition or 10-week job interview to demostrate the type of employee you would be in a full-time position. He encourages students to do more than what is expected in the most ethical way. He also states that all of their employees, from interns to the CEO, influence their organizational culture.
Harbor has been in existence for over 100 years with over 20 locations as a leading behavioral healthcare provider in northwest Ohio. Jenna Workman serves as a recruiter for the organization and often seeks candidates with an interest in the field and volunteer experience. Jenna emphasizes the importance of knowing interview etiquette when applying for positions, as well as gaining experiential learning opportunities prior to graduation. She also emphasizes that candidates should be team players with a high level of dedication to their work.
Organization: BNSF Railway
Emma Doroff serves as a Senior Staffing Specialist in the Engineering Department at BNSF Railway. BNSF Railway has existed for over 160 years and is currently the largest freight railroad network in North America. As the company continues to grow, their interest in Management Trainees and Interns has increased, as well. Emma believes in the importance of experiential learning to help students gain employment post-graduation and was actively involved as an undergraduate, herself.
Julie Ross has been with Amazon for over a year and was recently promoted to a University Recruiter and Area Manager II position. She describes Amazon as a non-traditional organization with an emphasis on innovation to best meet their unique customer needs. When recruiting new candidates, Julie looks for individuals with initiative who take action and try to anticipate issues, instead of waiting for problems to arise. She encourages students who may be interested in Amazon to research the organization and ensure they ask questions that are important to their values during the interview.