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Contemporaries’ Donna Fitzgerald
Boston Women’s Business Top Ten Recruiter

Interview Questions That Don’t Target Your Skills Or Experience

There are common interview questions that you can prepare answers for in advance, such as those which delve into your strengths and weaknesses; and then there are questions which are meant to elicit unscripted responses and probe your personality. It is the questions...

Quote of the Day: Steve Jobs

If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.- Steve JobsIt may appear that the accomplishments of others happen overnight, but the reality is that success normally takes a lot of hard work and determination.  -Today's quote brought to you by...

Quote of the Day: Henry David Thoreau

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. - Henry David Thoreau Success in your career is something to be proud and as Thoreau notes, it usually comes when you are committed to your work. It follows then that success is less a goal and more...

Post-Interview Etiquette: To write or not to write

Congratulations, you had the interview and you feel it went well. What to do now? Rachel Premack puzzles out how and how often to get in touch with your potential employer after the interview in her recent Ladders article.  Premack observes that “Not sending a thank...

Quote of the Day: Mark Twain

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. - Mark Twain It's easy to procrastinate. We'll often do so with other useful tasks or by planning more than necessary. However, as Mark Twain observes, the secret to getting ahead is to actually start. This does not mean...

Quote of the Day: Tom Brady

Proper sleep has helped me get to where I am today as an athlete, and it is something that I continue to rely on every day. - Tom Brady To boost your performance at work, take the time make sure you get a good night's rest.  Whatever your job, being able to...

Donna Fitzgerald

Boston native and Contemporaries CEO Donna Fitzgerald made her reputation as a staffing expert early on. Her uncanny ability to read candidate nuances, captures an accurate snapshot of how someone is going to perform in the workplace, was why she was tapped by organizations and businesses looking to improve their own hiring practices.

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, receiving a BA in Social Theory and Political Economics, Donna has served as Director of the Labor Management Program for the City of Boston and worked as a human resource consultant before opening Contemporaries in 1998. Her staffing savvy, insight, experience, and knowledge are why she was named a Top Ten Recruiter by Boston Women’s Business, and her agency, ranked #1 on Google Reviews.

Donna’s proprietary methodology – Right Match – has led to a consistently high success rate ‐ for matching the right person with the right job, the first time. Donna has been instrumental in running a progressive temporary employment and contracting agency. Her non-traditional methods, honing in on people’s talents, reading nuances and behavior predictors, have benefitted companies, universities, and public sector organizations throughout Greater Boston.

Her insight and problem-solving skills, which has inspired Contemporaries approach and our relationships with client partners, are why our candidates have fared so well in this economy, and Contemporaries has continued to expand.

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Boston, MA 02109

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Near the MBTA Park Street, State Street and Haymarket stations
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