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A Recruiter’s Guide to Ace Your Virtual Interview (Part 1 of 3)

Ace your virtual interview and overcome common candidate challenges! Here are what some successful Team Red Dog candidates and leading industry recruiters say will put you ahead of the pack. You’re asked to interview through videoconferencing, and you’re given a set time. With the clock ticking, we’ll explore the top three challenges our candidates have […]

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New Faces: Welcome to the Team, Yana!

Yana Ross joins Team Red Dog as a Finance and Payroll Analyst. With her excellent skills in data visualization and processing crucial business operations information, Yana’s superpowers are in the details. Beyond her analytical skill-set Yana also speaks English, Russian, and Turkish. *** What is your hometown? #NewYorkCity. But I’m originally from Baku, Azerbaijan. What […]

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CEO Update – Back to normal?

Today after dropping my middle schoolers off for their first week of in-person learning since last March of 2020, these awesome co-workers joined me in another first. We returned to the office after being away for nearly 14 months! Wow. Walking in the doors, I breathed in a true sigh of relief. It was like […]

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Redefining Courage

Now is the time for courage. It was just a regular Monday morning team meeting… but the message stuck with me. Our CEO, Marleen Eitzen Shanks, was passionately sharing the need for courage on every front of our lives. She encouraged our team by sharing the power of courage in a time of uncertainty and […]

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Internal Team, New Faces!

  Please join us in welcoming Amy Olson to Team Red Dog as our new Director of Talent Acquisition and Client Success. Amy was most recently the Branch Manager at Volt Staffing. Her high-energy, solution-focused approach along with her experience, dedication, and commitment to candidates and clients will be well placed here at Team Red Dog. […]

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How to Transform Resume Negatives (Infographic)

Trying to overcome an employment gap or short job stint on your resume? As a Seattle-area staffing agency, we see a lot of resumes and know how to deal with potential resume pitfalls! Here are some guidelines straight from our expert recruiters on how to make those resume negatives disappear. If you’d like a little […]

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Branding Beyond your Resume

Including personal branding in your resume is a great first step, but it shouldn’t be your last. To make an effective personal brand, it’s integral to have consistency across your resume, LinkedIn, website, and any other asset associated with your job search. Basic Guidelines on Personal Brand Consistency Use the same photo across your profiles. […]

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Personal Branding 101

Many job descriptions create fairly rigid boxes where you either fit or you don’t. But, most career histories don’t fit neatly into a box. Using personal branding can help bridge that gap and showcase more of who you are as a person. What is Personal Branding? Your ‘personal brand’ is how you want others to […]

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Justin David / Technical Recruiter

Technical roles have met their match with Justin leading the charge. Those years of taking apart computers in his parents’ garage as a youngster were just a warmup. Today, with his demonstrated experience working in IT and Services industries, Justin excels at finding just the right candidates for our clients’ tech role needs and beyond.

Vicki Bartelt / Recruiter

With her years of experience in the staffing industry combined with a love of HR, Vicki is a great resource in her role as recruiter for job seekers of all levels. Vicki can often be found providing job interview tips or helping refresh a needy resume for a candidate.

Dom Fleming / Consulting CFO

Dom brings over 25 years’ of experience in finance, strategy, organizational leadership, and business management to his role as CFO. Through his years working with small to Enterprise-sized companies, he brings just the right mixture of know-how and collaboration to help guide Team Red Dog’s finance and business administration.

Amy Olson / Director of Talent Acquisition and Client Success

Amy leads all recruiting efforts at Team Red Dog. A seasoned Fortune 500 manager and a highly experienced recruiter make this savvy team player a force to be reckoned with. Got a hard-to-fill role? Need a whole team? Amy and her seasoned team of recruiters make sure job seekers and clients get the right talent, in the right role, each time.

Leticia Alceda / Director of Operations, HR, and Finance

Every team needs an internal promoter and that’s Leticia, always ready with a positive comment while providing crucial, ongoing employee and client support.  With over ten years’ of experience in HR and accounting, she has the knowledge and experience to lead Business Administration efforts at Team Red Dog.

Marleen Eitzen Shanks / CFO & Founder

As the CEO and Founder of Team Red Dog, Marleen provides the empowerment and vision to help her team flourish in today’s new world of work. With her extensive background in Media/Communications, Technology and Higher Education, she brings a breadth of know-how to the recruiting industry.