General News

30 08, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Prevent Ageism in the Workplace

2019-08-30T11:21:04-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before we discuss how to recognize and address ageism in the workplace, let’s go over a few terms. Ageism is a “prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age.” And the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was put into place to protect those who are 40 years of age and older, from discrimination in the hiring process or workplace. And unfortunately, there have been claims dealing with age discrimination. So, we are cover how to acknowledge it, and how to prevent it from happening in this week’s link roundup, below. […]

15 07, 2019

10 Most Popular Assumptions about Recruiters

2019-07-15T11:51:26-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Working in the recruitment and executive search industries, we commonly find our clients and candidates wondering what exactly we do. In order to provide some insight and clarification, we want to address some specific and popular myths and assumptions about recruiters! Find out below! […]

24 06, 2019

Our New Website!

2019-06-24T11:41:01-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve visited within the past two weeks, you’ve probably noticed we launched a brand-new website! It’s sleek, simpler, FAST and provides features that our last website did not! Check out what’s new, here! […]

20 01, 2013

Turning an Internship into a Full-time Job

2014-02-06T15:07:55-05:00Categories: General News|Tags: |0 Comments

This week, we welcomed two new interns to our team.  We typically offer one to two internships per semester, providing students with backgrounds ranging from accounting to technology and of course, human resources, an opportunity to learn the recruiting industry. Our internships involve real recruiting experience, networking, and other components that prepare students for a full-time job in recruiting or related area.  Completing an internship prior to applying for a full-time position in your career field is one of the most valuable experiences you can have, one that is extremely influential to hiring managers reviewing your resume. Often times students [...]

11 09, 2012

Tech Expo wrap-up on Times Union Blogs

2012-09-11T18:12:52-04:00Categories: General News|Tags: |0 Comments

Yesterday's Tech Career Expo at UAlbany was an extremely successful event packed with hundreds of attendees and company representatives.  We are currently reviewing the resumes we collected during the event, and hope to contact applicants by the end of the week!  If you're searching for IT/Tech opportunities in the area and didn't get a chance to attend, email your resume to <a href=""></a>. Head over to the Times Union Careers & Worklife blog for our summary of the Expo! Read Tech Expo Round-up.   Additional Walrath Recruiting blog posts you may be interested in: Admiration for Administrative Assistants Make [...]

23 08, 2012

Keys to a Successful Interview

2012-08-23T16:12:38-04:00Categories: General News|Tags: |0 Comments

We recently featured a two-part blog post  on preparing for a job interview at Career Chameleon.  Though our "tips" aren't exactly groundbreaking discoveries, we have seen first hand that these will severely heighten - or lessen, if followed - the stress surrounding an interview. Although written lightheartedly, these posts are very serious in content; no one needs to show up to an interview, stressed to the max before it even begins. Visit the links below to read parts one and two of "Keys to a Successful Interview" at! Part 1 (begin preparing a few days in advance!) Part 2 [...]

15 08, 2012

Upcoming Events: I Am I Can Casino Night

2012-08-15T17:42:17-04:00Categories: General News|Tags: |0 Comments

I Am I Can's Casino Night will be held on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 from 6 to 10pm at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs. The annual event will feature a silent auction, 50/50 raffles, gaming tables, tarot card reader and astrologer, as well as a cash bar and music by Saratoga Soundtrack .  All proceeds benefit the I Am I Can organization, a local non-profit dedicated to mentoring girls in grades 9 thru 12.  Mentors of I Am I Can provide guidance and encouragement to students through high school and help them plan for life after graduation. To make reservations for [...]

12 07, 2012

New Staff: Walrath welcomes Deanna Socaris to the team!

2012-07-12T13:38:32-04:00Categories: General News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

While in attendance at the Siena College Spring Career, Internship, and Graduate College Fair this past March, we had the pleasure of meeting Deanna Socaris. At the time, the Siena grad was completing her MBA at Union Graduate College and was looking to expand her knowledge of the Human Resources field and the recruiting industry. In late April, she joined the Walrath Recruiting staff as an intern while she finished her MBA at Union. Her energy, positive personality, and dedication fit in with our office perfectly! She has now joined our team as a Recruiter, and looks forward to placing [...]

8 05, 2012

Putting returning Veterans to work

2012-05-08T19:23:08-04:00Categories: General News|Tags: , |0 Comments

During his visit at the University of Albany Nanoscale Science and Engineering complex earlier today, President Obama delivered a speech regarding job growth and the restoration of middle class security. In his "To-do list", the President called on congress to help put veterans to work using skills developed in the military by passing legislation  to create a Veterans Job Corps.  "Congress should help vets from Iraq and Afghanistan find good jobs when they come home."  - Barack Obama, May 8, 2012. Currently, businesses that hire unemployed veterans are eligible to receive The Returning Heroes Tax Credit, part of the American Jobs [...]

15 03, 2012

What happens to my resume?

2012-03-15T14:40:36-04:00Categories: General News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We are often asked questions like, "what happens when I submit my resume to Walrath Recruiting?", "when can I expect to hear from you?", and other related inquiries regarding the process we follow when reviewing applicants. To learn more about our resume reviewing process, click here! Of course, we're always available to answer questions via email ( or phone (518-275-4816) as well.