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Meet Peter Ostrowski

Meet Peter Ostrowski

What is your role at LJTP? I am a Talent Acquisition Consultant. I’m currently working on the Sedgwick team where I’ve been tasked with hiring Workforce Absence Team Leads.   What did you do prior to joining LJTP? Before joining LJTP, I was interning at an...

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Meet Mark Halbach

Meet Mark Halbach

What is your role at LJTP? Talent Acquisitions Consultant – I partner with clients for their hiring needs by recruiting candidates and advising clients with their hiring processes.   What did you do prior to joining LJTP? Prior to joining LJTP, I was a recruiter...

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Meet Monica Higgins

Meet Monica Higgins

What is your role at LJTP? Talent Acquisition Consultant – collaborate with clients on their hiring needs by sourcing, screening, and placing candidates in their open roles.   What did you do prior to joining LJTP? For the majority of my career, I was a Corporate...

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HR Trends to Watch for in 2022

HR Trends to Watch for in 2022

Introduction 2022 is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about how your company will align its internal goals with emerging HR trends. As a result of the COVID pandemic, these goals and trends look very different than they did a few years...

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Meet Michelle Long

Meet Michelle Long

What is your role at LJTP? I am a Talent Acquisition Consultant committed to building long-term relationships with consultants and clients.   What did you do prior to joining LJTP? I worked in agency recruiting for 15+ years.   What drew you to LJTP...

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How to Budget for a New Role

How to Budget for a New Role

Introduction It can take up to six months or more for a company to break even on its investment in a new hire. This is because the salary and benefits for the average employee actually totals 1.25-1.4 times the base salary. Hiring an employee shouldn’t be done...

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Meet Jasmin Denholm

Meet Jasmin Denholm

What is your role at LJTP? As a Talent Acquisition Consultant, my primary focus is on finding unique matches that ensure sustained success for both our client and the candidate.   What did you do prior to joining LJTP? I have spent the greater length of my career...

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Meet Wendi Bortstein

Meet Wendi Bortstein

What is your role at LJTP? I am a Talent Acquisition Consultant. I partner with companies to help in their recruiting efforts. I am responsible for identifying talent, screening the candidates, and presenting them to the Hiring Managers.   What did you do prior...

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Meet Mariah Gershon

Meet Mariah Gershon

What is your role at LJTP? As a Talent Acquisition Consultant, I partner with specific clients as an extension of their internal recruiting team.   What did you do prior to joining LJTP? I have been working in Talent Acquisition for 4 years, with experience in...

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