Christine Rowe

Recruiter Info

Name: Christine Rowe Title: VP, Human Resources Email: christiner@washingtonspeakers.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/christine-e-rowe-sphr-shrm-scp-89ba5a5 Phone: 703-879-9351 Twitter: @christineroweHR

Company Info

Company: Washington Speakers Bureau Location: Alexandria, VA Website: www.washingtonspeakers.com Careers Page: www.washingtonspeakers.com/about/career.cfm LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/washington-speakers-bureau Twitter: @WashSpeakers Facebook: www.facebook.com/washingtonspeakers/?fref=ts

For Job Candidates

Preferred Method To Be Contacted By A Candidate: Email Preferred Process For Following Up On Application: We pride ourselves in communicating with all qualified candidates, however, email is the best and quickest way to follow up. Things That Impress You In A Candidate: We look for candidates who understand the world around us, they pride themselves on keeping up with daily events. Our employees are articulate, can juggle multiple moving parts, work well as a team and ask questions when they don't. If you have a suggestion - great - let us know. Things Candidates Must Include To Be Considered For Job: Candidates must include a resume, cover letter and salary expectations. Things That Will Disqualify A Candidate From Getting Considered: Not carefully reading the qualifications required for the position and applying anyway. If we ask for 2 years of video production experience and you have been working as an Administrative Assistant, the job isn't for you. Can Candidates Apply For Multiple Positions And Not Get Penalized?: Yes

Recruiter's Perspective

What's your favorite quote? There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. What do you like to do in your free time? See the world, explore new places, read to my children In a sentence, why do you enjoy working at your company? It's small, innovative, cares about it's employees and always looking for new ways to do things. In a sentence, how does your company have fun on a regular basis? With a great events committee, we are always doing different things to eat, socialize and learn new things. In a sentence, how would you describe the employees at your company? Smart, well-traveled with extremely interesting backgrounds and willing to roll up their sleeves to help out others.

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We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if witnessed a hiring manager at your organization making fun of a candidate who they had just interviewed who had autism.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T. O'Donnell, answer questions live from viewers related to their job search, career success, on the job situations and more.

We complied a simple list of what we find to be the most common questions our coaches get about resumes. We hope you find this helpful.

Let's start with the basics...

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