Andrea Brenholz - CMO

As Chief Marketing Officer, Andrea is responsible for overseeing the planning, development and execution of ATR's internet, social media, advertising, and general marketing initiatives. She is a 10 year veteran of the staffing industry.

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Don’t do this on a video interview!

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Wed, Aug 15, 2018 @ 01:24 PM

Part of me is amazed that I need to write this post. I can’t believe people don’t know better given current technology and the prevalence of video interviews but, never fear, I’m here to help!

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What It Takes to Run the Next Generation of a Family Owned Business

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Mon, Aug 06, 2018 @ 10:11 AM

What does the phrase “family owned business” mean to you? For us at ATR, it means a lot. As the Chief Strategy Officer of this organization, I’ve experienced firsthand what it’s like to grow up in a family business. Along the way I’ve learned what separates us from others, how to evolve, and why it’s necessary to maintain a legacy. Here’s a look behind the scenes.

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Growing Confidence: How Female Professionals Succeed in 2018

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Tue, Jul 24, 2018 @ 09:38 AM

As a female executive, I’ve seen many women professionals grow their careers and achieve incredible success in IT and other prominent industries. Unfortunately, I’ve also seen women held down in their jobs, whether it was by an outside force or through a fear that should have no place in 2018. If ascending the business ladder over the years has taught me anything about women in the workforce, it is this: confidence is paramount. At ATR, we encourage women to build and exude confidence in a number of ways.

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Why We Offer Volunteering Time Off and How it Impacts Our Community

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Mon, Jul 16, 2018 @ 12:14 PM

When ATR began in 1988, it was with the desire to help people come together to produce something positive. While that happens every time we match a skilled job seeker with an incredible company, we also believe that businesses like ours have a corporate responsibility to help the world and contribute to society outside of the services we deliver. Knowing that philanthropy is the best way to achieve that, we instituted a Volunteering Time Off program long ago, and it’s something I’m personally very proud of.

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The Future Is Bright for Women in Technology

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 11:37 AM

There’s a problem in the tech industry that directly affects you and me. Out of all the amazing job opportunities in the field today, only 26% are filled by women like us. That can be a discouraging statistic for a young woman considering where to take her future, but it’s important to address and not brush under the rug. Despite the sector’s prominent gender disparity, the future is actually very bright for women in technology.

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5 Signs You’re Working for a Great Technology Employer

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Mon, May 07, 2018 @ 08:18 AM

There might be record demand for talent in the tech industry, but that does not mean that IT pros have it made. Intense hiring competition has businesses everywhere making lofty promises in order to secure a desperately needed skill set only to fall short on the delivery. After all, it’s easy for your employer to say that they value your IT career but an entirely different endeavor for them to prove it. Here are five surefire signs that you’re working for a great technology employer.

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The Importance of a Healthy IT Hiring Budget

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Mon, Apr 30, 2018 @ 08:12 AM

It’s no secret that the tech industry is extremely competitive when it comes to landing talent. Because of the state of IT and the field’s skills shortage, budgets have become one of the most talked about topics when looking at hiring for the next quarter or year. That means hiring managers are often in desperate need of tech pros regardless of cost, while HR or Talent Acquisition is tasked with keeping the company’s spend from ballooning out of control. It’s a fine balance, but the execution of your business’ tech goals depend on a healthy IT hiring budget

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The Best Ways to Recruit an Experienced Engineer

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Wed, Apr 18, 2018 @ 10:34 AM

It’s something hiring managers everywhere have encountered firsthand: experienced engineering talent is hard to find. Similar to the hiring problem in the IT industry, the demand for engineers is extremely high, far outpacing the supply of available talent. While there’s a skills shortage that makes hiring difficult, it’s not impossible. There are great engineers out there; it’s just a matter of reaching them, grabbing their attention, and garnering their interest.

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Develop a relationship with a tech recruiter. It will help your career.

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Wed, Apr 11, 2018 @ 01:15 PM

In our recent column, 4 Reasons Building Relationships Helps Build Your Tech Career, we outlined why relationships are important to your career. Today we’d like to highlight one particular relationship you should consider cultivating – a relationship with a tech recruiter.

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4 Reasons Building Relationships Helps Build Your Tech Career

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   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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