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About Corinne Balisky

Before joining PeopleScout in March of 2015, Corinne’s previous employment included eight years in international non-profit management and 20 years as a media project manager and director in the Seattle and Los Angeles market working in television and film. She has taught at both the Art Institute of Seattle and the University of Washington while transitioning into her Human Resources Career. She has over 13 years of recruiting experience and specializes in hiring processes, candidate selection, documentation, interviewing, site leadership, account management and recruiting. Corinne is based in Seattle, WA where she works for clients both onsite and remotely.

Just Why Do Employers Do a Background Check?

  So Just Why Do Employers Do a Background Check? Preemployment background checks are becoming increasingly prevalent in the work place as the majority of new hires are now prescreened.  You may ask yourself, why is this necessary and how does it affect me as a job seeker?  The reality is that when you are

By |2020-02-12T12:47:25+00:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: Accepting The Offer, After the Interview|0 Comments

Soft Skills, Do you Need Them?

Proving you have the soft skills for the job  When putting together a resume and preparing to interview for a new job, many candidates forget that not only are employers looking for education, programs mastered, technical skills and certifications, but they are also looking for something else.  Soft skills are attributes that can add value

By |2019-11-18T10:41:53+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Career Growth|0 Comments

Creating a Culture of Gratitude

With busy work schedules and the fast pace of the work place, managers and coworkers often forget to  acknowledge those around them who help keep one another successful.   Not only does it create a healthy team environment, creating a culture of gratitude can help improve morale and inspires creativity by making all participants and colleagues

By |2018-12-27T12:44:16+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

Keywords That Define you: Why They Work

Letting Keywords Work for you A resume and cover letter is designed to get your foot in the door when a company is looking for talent; so what if a machine looks at your information first in order determines who gets an interview?  Keywords in your resume and cover letter are the ticket to moving

By |2018-08-24T13:04:42+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Resume Tips, Social Media Tips|0 Comments

Projecting Success From a Clean Resume

With an average of less than 10 seconds to impress a potential employer, your resume needs to clearly and cleanly say who you are.  You need to get across your skill set and achievements in a bold, contemporary, targeted style.  Listing your work experience and education are important, but the way in which you do

By |2018-08-24T13:04:50+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Resume Tips|0 Comments

Understanding the Behavioral Interview

Almost all large companies now employ what is called Behavioral Interviewing (aka Structured Interviewing), which is a specifically geared question requiring a behaviorally based answer.  What that means, is that employers want you to answer a pointed question such as ‘Tell me about a time when…’ with an answer that is based on the actions

By |2018-08-24T13:05:00+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Before the Interview, During the Interview|0 Comments

The Low Down on Employee Empowerment

Today, managers who run companies are increasingly practicing employee empowerment, which is basically sharing the ownership of project responsibilities with staff – It can have surprising results.  For instance, instead of a manager dictating exactly how a project is to be completed, team members are instead asked for their input.  Typically, they are asked to

By |2018-08-24T13:05:14+00:00July 24th, 2017|Categories: Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

Blending in the Contracting Workplace

Definition of corporate or organizational culture: A collective way of thinking, behaving, goals, standards, attitudes, ideals and appearance Working as a contractor, consultant or temporary resource for multiple clients can be a challenging integration experience, but the most successful workers are able to emulate the workplace culture in which they are immersed.  Contractors who thrive

By |2018-08-24T13:05:50+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction, Networking, Tutorials & Guides|0 Comments