George Konik Associates Expands Recruiting with Addition of Rima
MINNEAPOLIS, MN Twin Cities, Minnesota, based engineering/IT recruiting and staffing firm George Konik Associates (GKA) hires Sam Rima, Jr. as a Technical Sourcing Specialist. In his new position at GKA, Rima's focus will be on connecting with and getting to know candidates and identifying how each candidate's skill sets fit with the needs of the clients.
"As we continue to grow, it is just as important that we have a team in place that can get to know the candidates as well as the clients," said Tom Goettl, Vice President and Senior Recruiter at George Konik Associates. "A good fit is more than just matching skills, it is also about matching personalities and company culture. Sam has the uncommon ability of being able to quickly get-to-know individuals and assesses their skill sets beyond those listed on their resume. It is an asset that will benefit not only GKA but also our candidates and clients."
Rima joins GKA from YouthWorks, a Minneapolis, Minnesota, -based nonprofit that provides life-changing Christ-centered mission trips for more than 30,000 students and adult leaders in more than 70 communities across North America. In his full-time role as a Recruiting Associate, he was responsible for recruiting, interviewing and hiring of summer mission field staff as well as serving during the summer in a field staff role.
During the summer of 2014, Rima took on a management role within the organization and served as a Summer Area Director overseeing mission programs in Louisiana and Alabama. In this position, he served as the link between the YouthWorks headquarters and mission sites and was responsible for empowering and equipping the Site Directors in his area with the resources necessary to fulfill their missions.
Rima has a bachelor's degree in history and international relations from Bethel University. He lives with his wife Sarah in Roseville, Minnesota.