Alyssa Brown

Recruiter Info

Name: Alyssa Brown Title: Vice President of Human Resources Email: abrown@tml-xerox.comLinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/alyssavbrown

Company Info

Company: TML, A Xerox Company Location: Manassas, VA Website: www.tml-xerox.com/Careers Page: www.tml-xerox.com/careers/Facebook: www.facebook.com/TML360/

For Job Candidates

Preferred Method To Be Contacted By A Candidate: Email Preferred Process For Following Up On Application: If you haven't heard from your recruiter within 5 days of a phone interview, please e-mail me directly at abrown@tml-xerox.com. Things That Impress You In A Candidate: Specific accomplishments ("102% of quota in 2015, 98% of quota in 2014, 101% of quota in 2013" is better than "met sales targets"), longevity in the majority of past positions (3+ years or more), volunteer experience, lack of business jargon. Things Candidates Must Include To Be Considered For Job: Relevant experience, resumes with dates (month and year), and accomplishments with proof. Things That Will Disqualify A Candidate From Getting Considered: Lack of qualifications, job hopping, dishonesty, unrealistic salary expectations (we post them in all of our positions). Can Candidates Apply For Multiple Positions And Not Get Penalized?: Yes

Recruiter's Perspective

What's your favorite quote? Success isn't owned, it's leased. And rent is due every day. - JJ Watt What do you like to do in your free time? Yoga & Pilates, 5ks & 10ks, traveling, reading, local craft beer & distilleries In a sentence, why do you enjoy working at your company? I love leading teams that pull metaphoric rabbits out of hats for our applicants, employees, and customers! In a sentence, how does your company have fun on a regular basis? So many things: twice yearly trips to tropical destinations, contests with cool prizes (massages, paid time off, $ for team fun), end-of-quarter BINGO. In a sentence, how would you describe the employees at your company? High-performing, fun, and every new hire always tells me that our employees are exceptionally NICE!
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