Alison began her recruiting career in the late 80's and has over 20 years experience recruiting for organizations of all sizes, a broad spectrum of positions, and on a local to international level. Her background includes recruiting for a software and professional services organization, a boutique consulting firm - where she built new lines of practice and opened five offices, and lastly at a former Big 8 organization where her claim to fame was being the top recruiter with the lowest cost per hire, highest volume and lowest turnover. Alison has successfully supported businesses in a variety of industries including manufacturing, telecommunications, energy / utilities, consulting, outsourcing, services, healthcare, financial services, and software development. Based on her experience building successful teams, Alison has developed GEM Resourcing's proprietary recruiting methodology, which is followed for every placement project to ensure the quality of service and timely fulfillment. Alison's high ethical standards and personal dedication to providing the best service to her clients and candidates is complemented by her incredible energy, passion and emphasis on creating a fun working environment for the GEM team. When she's not building her business you can find Alison playing with her kids, enjoying time with friends and family and living life to its fullest at a rock concert or two each year.