Amber
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • United States
  • The Eastman Group, LLC
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Amber's Discussions

CONGRATULATIONS! - And the winners are....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cora Mae Lengeman Mar 14, 2012. 4 Replies

Thanks, RBC for running this contest! And Bullhorn Reach for sponsoring.  I personally really enjoyed reading all the posts that were submitted.@Amy, you pulled many a heartstring but also left an…Continue

LinkedIn Account Upgrade?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Noel Cocca Feb 26, 2012. 6 Replies

Thinking about upgrading my account, any thoughts or suggestions? I actually think I would go more to one of the "business" plans vs. the "talent" plans, what do some of you have? Or just stay with…Continue

My Ode to Recruiting *

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amber Feb 29, 2012. 2 Replies

I suppose I could probably write something for each letter that describes some of the things I don’t love about recruiting, but thinking about what I have come to love about it over the last few…Continue

Out of the Blue....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Ortmann Oct 4, 2011. 4 Replies

Got a call today from a client. We had a candidate in with them last year who ended up turning down the job offer. The turndown came after many discussions and several concessions from the client.…Continue

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Latest Activity

Amber and Nathan Vance are now friends
1 hour ago
Amber liked Nicholas Meyler's discussion New Business
3 hours ago
Amber commented on Nathan Vance's blog post '3 "Crazy" Ideas For Sourcing Talent (Not Using LinkedIn)'
"Good ideas, thanks! Shared with the office."
3 hours ago
Amber replied to Chris Hofstetter's discussion 'Linkedin subscription plans'
"I just signed in to someone's free account - all the options are listed. They won't show any lower plans if you're logged in to a paid account..."
Aug 8
Amber replied to Chris Hofstetter's discussion 'Linkedin subscription plans'
"Who knows? It changes every day, seems like! And I have been having technical issues with the site almost every day. I also use Talent Finder, not as much for the InMails but for the full names, because I'm lazy!"
Aug 8
Amber and Nicholas Meyler are now friends
Jul 30
Nicholas Meyler liked Amber's profile
Jul 26
Amber commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack'
"If the scenario happens as written in this post, I don't think it was so out of line. But if I don't have the resume and we haven't had a chance to talk (even if I did call when they requested and got voice mail), I would probably…"
Jul 25
Amber commented on lisa rokusek's blog post 'Be the Recruiter You wish to See...'
"The rest of the article - wow! Exactly so many things I also run into and some just recently. Also, I don't think I'm naturally organized so I try to work extra hard at being so. Trying to minimize those train wrecks."
Jul 23
Amber commented on Recruiting Animal's blog post 'Amy Ala on The Recruiting Animal Show'
"I'm going to listen now, I couldn't earlier. How could it not have been good when your guest was Amy? "
Jul 23
Bob McBride and Amber are now friends
Jul 16
Amber commented on Bob McBride's blog post 'Is 50% of each placement too steep a price to pay?'
"If what you primarily need is access to some "tools" to start out, I would not personally want to sign a non-compete, etc.  - if your intention is to eventually go out on your own. We have a recruiter that is semi-retired and we made…"
Jul 16
Amber commented on Katrina Kibben's blog post 'How To Respond To A Co-Worker Coming Out'
"This seems like a common sense and automatic response, but obviously is not the case often times. Some people I guess are negative and intolerant, but the ones that aren't might also want to ask or say things that would be totally things they…"
Jul 8
Amber commented on Katrina Kibben's blog post 'Coming Out At Work'
"I think it is hard to say it should or should not be "discussed". Most people in what are considered the "mainstream" relationships don't have to really ever think about it, and probably don't hesitate to make comments…"
Jul 8
Amber commented on Nicole Greenberg Strecker, Esq's blog post 'Preemptive Strike: LinkedIn Killing Key Rapportive Features'
"Just got a call the other day from someone who is my LI rep (no idea who they are), and they mentioned that the Talent Finder account I currently have will be eliminated and a "new" type of account will take its place. But they…"
Jun 23
Amber commented on Josh Goldstein's blog post 'The Recruiter Blacklist: A Company-Wide Process to Combat Recruiter Spam'
"I think Ellen's comment was exactly the true situation: " I agree with others that is seems ethically wrong to be taking submissions of candidates that are employed at your paying clients. Call it what you will but you…"
Jun 3

Profile Information

Name
Amber Eastman
Job Title
Recruiter
Company
The Eastman Group, LLC
Which best describes your profession?
Agency Recruiting
How many years have you been in the business?
5-9 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries
How many employees in your company?
<10
Website
http://www.eastmangroupllc.net/
LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/amber-eastman/33/216/647/
Twitter Profile
http://twitter.com/AmberEastman

Amber's Blog

A Big THANK YOU!

Posted on October 21, 2011 at 11:09am 3 Comments

I have been visiting RBC on a regular basis for about 8 months now. Today, I had the occasion to use a service that I was introduced to via the network here. And then I realized there were quite a few things that the community here has brought to me, and how thankful I am that there have been so many willing to share.

 

Blogs, posts, and comments: A bunch of "regular" participants on here have brought knowledge, encouragement, and LAUGHTER! Sandra, Amy,…

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Background Checks

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 3:31pm 5 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I have a client who will probably need a company to do a few background checks soon. Any recommendations? I'm not familiar with any. I think they will want to find one who can provide the basic employment screening and offer a drug testing option.

Also, if they are not doing these checks currently, would there be a potential issue if they do them on some candidates and not others? And if they start now, will they have to do them on all hires going…

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