The "right hire" needs to be the right fit for both the employee and the employer.

The end of the semester is nearing, which means it’s peak season to be considering your next steps. For our healthcare and business students, in particular, we’ve rounded up a few of the top employers in the area to share some of their top priorities for their next employee. See which ones are a match for you!

By the way, these organizations will be on campus tomorrow! While these recruiters are only meeting in person on March 30, they are interested in our off-campus populations as well. If you can’t make it to campus to meet with them, don’t hesitate to reach out to Assistant Director of Industry Relations Stacy Tolomeo ( to get connected.

Recruiting Wednesday

March 30
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Chapel Hallway

No reservation required. Stop by in person at your convenience. 

Hear from the recruiters

Hospital Sisters Health System

Kayla Coopman, Community Sourcing Strategist

It’s so important to me that employees are able to show kindness and compassion to patients and their fellow colleagues. This is something I encourage you to talk about during the interview process! 😊

Techtronic Industries (TTI)

Jess McCullough, Territory Manager

I look for leadership skills and experience. This is important because at TTI, we are hiring the next generation of leaders. We’ve seen huge success with our Leadership Development program and individuals who stand out amongst their peers and go above and beyond is a trend we see in the success of our employees. 

Lueder Financial Group of Northwestern Mutual

Lyndsey Sheridan, Recruiter

The biggest thing we look for is someone who is driven and great with communication. We focus so much on our clients and how best to work alongside them to achieve their financial goals. The ability to connect and create relationships with clients and be driven to help them succeed are the qualities

Rogers Behavioral Health

Jennifer Hoffman, Campus Relations Recruiter

We really value the ability to be versatile and resilient. I think these are good traits to have as a person, however will be of large benefit working with those with mental health issues.

Lakeshore Chinooks Baseball Club

Ellie Basting, Marketing Manager 

We look for individuals who are dedicated and eager to learn in our organization and want to make the most of the opportunity.  

Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin

Amy Leppla, Manager of Nursing 

Caring and kindness tops our list. Candidates who show kindness and are caring typically make the best employees. They are willing to go the extra mile for patients and their families. 

Ascension Columbia St. Mary—Ozaukee Campus

Leander Seow, Manager Patient Services

I’m looking for people who can come with an open slate, ready to be equipped.

Kristina Venne, Manager of the Emergency Department

It’s important that our employees have the ability to work well with a team in a stressful situation. In the emergency department, it is important to ensure that hte patients are receiving the best care possible. In order to achieve this, staff have to work together and help each other out.

— This story is written by Kali Thiel, director of university communications for Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor. She may be reached at or 262-243-2149.

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