Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mike helps Ricky with a new Career!

Mike and his Team have been very helpful for me. But I would most like to commend the fact that he wanted to make sure I was the right person for the firm I was eventually hired for. He didn't just want to fill a position with anyone. He made sure I was a great fit first.  I would recommend Mike and Patrice & Associates LLC not only to job seekers but also to Companies looking for great talent!    Ricky Gibbons 

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Brian helps Keven get a $10K raise!

First and foremost I would like to say thank you. Brian has been a complete professional throughout this entire process. I'm honored to have had such a driven and dedicated person assist me in my career search. Brian kept me informed and allowed me to develop patience throughout this entire process. Always optimistic and steadfast, Brian ensured that I knew I wasn't just a client but that he cared. I couldn't have ask for a better person to help guide me in the right direction when it came to finding a new career. I feel completely indebted to Brian for…

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Elizabeth Sturt has an ally in Vicki Marshall

Over the course of this last year I had been seeking employment in restaurant management.  I repeatedly saw jobs that interested me through Patrice and Associates.  I had dealt with other recruiters, and to be honest, I never had much faith in the idea.  The recruiters that I dealt with tried to get me working at places that just never seemed to be the right fit.  That all changed when I met Vicki Marshall at Patrice and Associates.  From our first conversation, I felt that I had an ally in the world of interviews, cover letters, and background checks.  Vicki…

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Damon gets Kyle a job at Panera Bread!

Damon Stewart, corporate recruiter on the left, help Kyle get a job at Panera Bread.  Kyle has an awesome background and now has an exceptional career ahead with Panera. Helping people find jobs is what we are all about.  We'll help write a great resume for you. Coach you through interviewing with our clients. Answer any questions you may have about the company. Help confirm interviews around your work schedule. And help you take the next step in your career. Interview tips can be found on out website at: Hiring Workshop  

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Awesome Client Testimonial!

I started working with Patrice & Associates in 2013.   I had had a positive experience with them early in my career and as a result, chose to reach out to them as an option for recruiting for our DC market to start with the hopes of using them on a national and/or international capacity.  Currently, they are the sole recruiter that Richard Sandoval Restaurants uses in this market and based on their performance, have begun using them for job searches in other parts of the country.   The experience with Patrice & Associates has been a positive one.  We operate…

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Helen helps Jay get a job!

From: Jay Emmendorfer It is with great pleasure that I recommend Helen Nourai, as she was extremely helpful during my job search. Any time that I emailed or called Helen, she would respond either immediately or within a couple of hours.  When I was preparing for an interview, Helen would send me detailed information on the company and tips on how to succeed at the interview. Helen was very encouraging during the entire process, and advocated for me with the prospective employers. In comparison to all other recruiters that I've worked with Helen is by far the best.  She is…

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Vinegar Gets Popular in Cocktails

Vinegar can be found in nearly every cupboard in every town in every country around the world. For over 10,000 years, humans have found inspiring uses for it – from healing elixirs, to pickling, to cleaning, to dissolving chewing gum, to preserving fruit. Vinegar was most likely created by accident by some sad sap who neglected a cask of wine out behind the local pub, only to find upon his return that it had turned sour (the French word for it is “vinaigre,” which, directly translated, means “sour wine”). And thus, like so many other happy accidents in the beverage…

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Emerging Tech Leaders: The Best Restaurant Brands In Mobile

Starbucks, Wendy’s, Chipotle, and Burger King.  When it comes to mobile tech trends, big brands continue to soak up the spotlight. But features like custom apps, online ordering and mobile payments shouldn’t be limited to the major players. The latest restaurant tech has also given smaller businesses an edge on the competition by enabling operators to boost throughput, improve customer loyalty, expand their reach, and expedite growth. These five brands have showed us you don’t need millions of dollars and hundreds of locations to take advantage of the latest and greatest in mobile technology: 1.         Taylor Gourmet Unique app feature:…

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • Recruiters Find You Great Careers

    In working with Patrice & Associates, in particular with Sarah Straniero, I was extremely happy with how quickly Sarah was able to place me with my current employer. Sarah is a true professional and I would recommend using Patrice & Associates if you're looking for a career change.   Best in health, Mark Mueller Recruiters Find You Great Careers
  • Recruitment coaches help you think outside of your comfort zone.

    I was contacted by Joe about the job opportunity and at first I was against it. I was searching for something that was outside of my comfort zone and outside of the food industry. While talking with Joe he was so enthusiastic about the company that I said sure let’s give it a try. Joe was with me every single step of the way. From initial contact to me actually being hired he was there. He called/ texted me the day of my interview and encouraged me along the way. I was surprised and happy for his involvement to help me. I could always count on him for great advise and tips during the process. He shared my excitement each time I was contacted by the new company and followed my journey. He was always professional and was easily contacted when I had butterflies about me making the changes. I recommend Joe to any job seekers out there. He went above and beyond! Marqell Campbell General Manager SPJ Recruitment coaches help you think outside of your comfort zone.
  • Recruitment Coaches are Your Coach for Life!

    All I can say about Mike is he has always been supportive and a great mentor to me over the past 8 years.  First as my Director of Operations with Mimi’s Café he always challenged me to be a better manager and encouraged my growth by having me take on leading weekly kitchen manager calls for his market and trusting me to go into troubled locations and helping to turn them around.  Most recently when my time with Mimi’s was over Mike was able to help me secure the next step in my journey in less than 3 weeks.

    Sincerely,

    Bob Nawa

    Recruitment Coaches are Your Coach for Life!
  • Job Coaches Help Reach YOUR Target!

    Emily was amazing from start to finish. From reaching out in the beginning and making clear my options to scheduling the interviews and making sure that I was equipped with all the information and confidence I needed to impress the interviewer. She was in constant contact and was true to her word when she said she was here for me throughout the process. Thank you all for your help. Brian Smith Job Coaches Help Reach YOUR Target!
  • Hospitality Recruiters Make the Best Match for You in Your Next Job.

    I was extremely impressed with Sharon's attention to detail and to make me feel comfortable.  She was in my corner the whole time.  I think it is really great that she actually eats at the restaurants that I will be managing so that is encouraging because that means they have a great working relationship!  I felt that she knew exactly how to prepare me for the interview and the resume that was created was very impressive! Michael Talerico

    Hospitality Recruiters Make the Best Match for You in Your Next Job.