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Lauren Turner’s well-timed transition from teaching abroad
By Lori Reed / August 25, 2022

Lauren Turner’s well-timed transition from teaching abroad

Pivoting careers is scary. How do you find an employer to take a chance on you when you don’t have...

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Liz Kreft: Celebrating Two Years at Schechter Reed
By Lacy Callahan / March 29, 2022

Liz Kreft: Celebrating Two Years at Schechter Reed

Few things about March 2020 can be described as serendipitous, but Schechter Reed hiring Liz Kreft fits the bill. Two...

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Terrassa Scott: A Covid career-pivot
By Lori Reed / January 2, 2022

Terrassa Scott: A Covid career-pivot

An email rolls in after 6pm on a Thursday from one of our top-performing Recruiting Coordinators at SAIC. The subject reads:...

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Ana Cordova’s Storytelling Success
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By Lori Reed / September 14, 2020

Ana Cordova’s Storytelling Success

Witnessing my son’s college application process has illustrated the value of research, good writing and storytelling. I empathize with Admissions...

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Searching for Angel Brunner’s Executive Assistant
By Lori Reed / April 6, 2020

Searching for Angel Brunner’s Executive Assistant

Angel Brunner is a San Francisco native who bought into the D.C. story and has transformed underdeveloped areas like NoMa...

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Current Opportunities in the Washington DC Area
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By Lori Reed / February 15, 2020

Current Opportunities in the Washington DC Area

Executive Assistant, Reston, VA | $80-$90K Award-winning tech company seeks a business-savvy Executive Assistant for one of its beloved leaders....

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Lori’s Podcast Picks for the Holidays (and beyond)
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By Lori Reed / December 17, 2019

Lori’s Podcast Picks for the Holidays (and beyond)

As we approach the season of road trips (traffic) and flights (delays), consider picking up a podcast. They are quick,...

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“Taking a Little Step Back” proves fruitful for SirusXM’s Vice President, HR Business Partner
Candidate Spotlight
By Lori Reed / February 18, 2019

“Taking a Little Step Back” proves fruitful for SirusXM’s Vice President, HR Business Partner

“A+ candidate who is perfect for HR”, read my notes when I first interviewed Shelley Wooten (now Colon) in 2006....

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Recent College Grad Learns why Temping is Tempting
Candidate Spotlight
By Lori Reed / November 19, 2018

Recent College Grad Learns why Temping is Tempting

Jade Belcher, a 2017 JMU grad, was referred to Schechter Reed by way of a trusted client.

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Transparency, Trust, and the Executive Recruiting of Tina Tyree
Candidate Spotlight
By Lori Reed / September 5, 2018

Transparency, Trust, and the Executive Recruiting of Tina Tyree

Lori Reed, founder & President of Schechter Reed, takes great pride in recruiting for administrative talent and she has stayed...

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World Travelers Find Love Abroad & Dream Jobs in McLean
Candidate Spotlight
By Lori Reed / August 15, 2018

World Travelers Find Love Abroad & Dream Jobs in McLean

Janco and Amanda first met in 2012 while working and traveling abroad. They met in France and continued to travel...

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5 Workplace Fashion Looks Inspired by Our Stylist
By Lori Reed / May 11, 2018

5 Workplace Fashion Looks Inspired by Our Stylist

It's official, springtime is here! With the onset of warmer weather and longer days, you'll probably be shedding those heavy...

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