Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President

Backed by a long career within ATR and the staffing industry, Andrea Brenholz is the face of the next generation of the staffing world. A powerful voice for and mentor to women and minorities in the field, Andrea utilizes her expertise, insight, and vision to lead ATR in its purpose of making the world a better place, one job at a time.

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4 Reasons Building Relationships Helps Build Your Tech Career

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Mon, Apr 02, 2018 @ 08:49 AM

Working in a highly technical field, it’s easy to concentrate on growing your skill set rather than on building relationships. After all, technology evolves at a break-neck pace, demanding that IT professionals keep up if they want to remain successful. However, a healthy tech career is a well-rounded one. Today, over 70% of all jobs are found through networking. Even if you aren’t currently job searching, your career does not exist in a bubble. Building relationships with those around you can help advance your tech career in several key ways.

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4 Reasons Generation Z Is the Future of the Tech Industry

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Wed, Mar 28, 2018 @ 11:33 AM

Today’s profound IT skills shortage makes hiring in tech difficult, but the good news is that there’s a natural boost to the talent pool on its way. Young tech talent entering the workforce can be a big help to businesses with skilled positions that go unfilled for months on end. While Millennials have often stolen the spotlight in this regard, how many more Millennials will enter the industry now that they’re outside of college and employed in other fields? It’s Generation Z that is already making an impact in IT and shaping the direction of the tech industry.

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How FinTech Is Changing the Landscape of Hiring in IT

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Mon, Mar 19, 2018 @ 10:09 AM

It’s hard to find an industry that technology hasn’t touched. The fingerprints of the IT field are everywhere, ingraining tech pros within sectors such as healthcare, manufacturing, aerospace, and telecommunications. The finance industry is no different, with the rise of Financial Technology (FinTech), short for financial technology, making a dramatic impact. As the very fabric of financial institutions changes and becomes increasingly reliant on technological advancement, it is affecting tech hiring everywhere.

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HR’s Important Role in Recruiting Top Tech Talent

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Wed, Mar 07, 2018 @ 07:55 AM

At a time when each open IT position in a company represents an outright battle to find and hire a great tech pro, it’s easy to think that the best approach is to act quickly and bypass anything that seems like it might slow you down. In many cases, this may mean that departmental managers and executives are involved but may fail to take Human Resources into account. Fairly or not, HR is sometimes seen as a hindrance rather than a help, especially when hiring specialized talent like technical or IT workers. However, for those recruiting top tech talent, it’s necessary to understand the significant impact the HR department can have on hiring success or failure.

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Why the Candidate Screening Process Is the Most Crucial Aspect of Recruiting

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Thu, Mar 01, 2018 @ 02:23 PM

The old adage is true: good people are hard to find. In many industries, and especially when it concerns IT talent, open roles drastically outnumber skilled professionals. Naturally, organizations respond to this skills shortage by ramping up recruiting efforts, but this often results in an increased response from unqualified applicants. While the overall quality of your recruiting strategy is important, the state of your candidate screening process can singlehandedly determine hiring success or failure.

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4 Lessons I Learned While Watching the Olympics

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Tue, Feb 27, 2018 @ 08:07 AM

Do you find the Olympics inspiring?

Do you think to yourself – maybe I could do that?

Or maybe more realistically, you’ve found yourself thinking – that reminds me of…

That’s what I’ve found myself doing over the past two weeks. In between being awed by the skill of the athletes, and moved by so many of their personal stories, I found parallels to my job and my company ATR International.

Lesson #1

Never give up.

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8 Tips for a Discreet Yet Effective Job Search

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Tue, Apr 04, 2017 @ 06:50 AM

The best time to look for a job is when you already have one. Why?

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ATR Joins the Military Spouse Employment Program

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Fri, Nov 11, 2016 @ 07:24 AM

How great would it be if you could do something that helped support our military AND was good for your business?

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Why You Should Send Us Your Resume

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

We match people to jobs.

That’s a very simple explanation of what it means to be in the staffing industry, but, hey, there’s nothing wrong with simple sometimes.

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ATR Recruiting Strategy Featured on HubSpot's Industry Leading Blog

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Thu, Jun 16, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Since our founding, ATR has been committed to utilizing technology and process improvement wherever possible to improve our client and candidate experiences and to work more efficiently and effectively. Too often technology seems synonymous with impersonal, but it doesn’t have to be so, and we strive to ensure that it isn’t because there is no denying the benefits of employing technology in the right way. Efficiency, happy candidates, satisfied customers are all part of using technology properly.

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