Brooke Freeburg

Brooke Freeburg
A couple of items off of Brooke's bucket list:

Take a cross country trip on a motorcycle, attend the Olympic games (NOT in Boston) and visit a country in either Africa of Asia.

Last book read: “The Mutiny Run” by Frank Eccles

Favorite book(s): “Pillars of the Earth” by Ken Follett, “Gone with the wind” by Margaret Mitchell, “The Color Purple” by Alice Walker, “The Century trilogy” by Ken Follett and “Unbroken” by Lauren Hillenbrand.

Last movie watched: Steel Magnolias

Favorite Movie(s): Reality Bites, Gone with the wind, A league of their own, Can’t hardly wait, Spaceballs, Terms of Endearment and 1,000’s more.

Super hero power of choice: Either flying or breathing underwater.

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Recent Posts

The Theory of Everything… In Recruiting

by Brooke Freeburg on Mar 15, 2018 2:46:11 PM

Can you think of how Stephen Hawking and his expertise as a cosmologist, physicist, and professional quote-maker relate to recruiting?  Me neither.  But in ...

Get Engaged! How to Keep Your Candidate Pool Happy

by Brooke Freeburg on Oct 3, 2017 12:25:20 PM

When it comes to recruiting, especially at the corporate level, emphasis has shifted from focusing on a role to the company pipeline.  This means, instead of ...

The “Internet of Things” To Come

by Brooke Freeburg on Jul 21, 2017 2:40:19 PM

Remember when the idea of WiFi seemed so futuristic and cutting edge?  Now, not having access to it everywhere we go is cause for a collective groan.  How many ...

The Lost Art of Verbal Communication

by Brooke Freeburg on May 18, 2017 3:34:41 PM

I’m not a big talker.  I don’t enter the room and start conversations with strangers…it gives me anxiety.  That doesn’t mean I don’t have good communication ...

Four Tips for Talking Compensation With Candidates

by Brooke Freeburg on Mar 21, 2017 1:30:28 PM

Back in August, Massachusetts governor, Charlie Baker, signed a law forbidding companies to inquire about

5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

by Brooke Freeburg on Jan 24, 2017 12:35:26 PM

It’s that time of year where the shorter days and lingering dark start to take a mental and physical toll.  For a lot of people "Blue Monday" and winter depression ...

Navigating the World of Design

by Brooke Freeburg on Nov 15, 2016 10:44:02 AM

A recruiter is no stranger to acronyms.  We rarely go through a day without hearing or using a signifier like KPI, ROI, PM, and SDET.  In the ...

How Front End Developers can stand out

by Brooke Freeburg on Sep 13, 2016 12:38:48 PM

As a recruiter, entering the big world of Front End Development can be a little overwhelming and confusing. Does it require candidates to actually be able to do some development (or programming)?  ...

Notes for new recruiters

by Brooke Freeburg on Jun 24, 2016 10:44:41 AM

Are you new to the recruiting world? Welcome! This is a place where you experience moments of triumph, failure, frustration, and elation – sometimes in the same day! Think of it like ...

Keeping it simple: Communication in the workplace

by Brooke Freeburg on Apr 19, 2016 1:40:01 PM

The way we communicate with each other has been ever-evolving the last 30 years. Not only have the means changed, but content and the way we communicate our ideas and feelings has gone through an ...