Featuring: Aileen Eskildsen
Hiring is hard, and the events of the last year haven’t made it any easier in Baltimore. April rioting and headline-grabbing controversies over police brutality turned a national spotlight on a city already concerned about its image. Since then, a steady stream of murders and an escalating discussion about violent crime continue to hang over the area. Yet many of the region’s employers are reporting a surprisingly small and short-lived dent in their ability to recruit. The biggest-name employers seem to be faring especially well.
In this article by Rick Seltzer, a reporter with the Baltimore Business Journal, Ellin & Tucker’s Director and Professional Development Coordinator Aileen Eskildsen shares her insights and experiences regarding the firm’s recent recruitment efforts.
To read the article, please view Selling Baltimore isn’t always easy for job recruiters in the digital print edition of the Baltimore Business Journal.
Aileen Eskildsen, CPA, joined Ellin & Tucker after receiving her bachelor of science degree in accounting at Towson University. In 2007, she rose to the role of principal in the firm’s Audit, Accounting and Consulting Department and in 2008, she created the role of professional development coordinator, which oversees the career development of Ellin & Tucker’s professionals. She also oversees the firm’s recruiting committee, which focuses on the recruitment of accounting professionals from area universities. Active in the community, Eskildsen is member of Network 2000, a Baltimore-based, invitation-only organization dedicated to championing and promoting the advancement of women within their chosen fields. She is also on the advisory boards of Towson University and Loyola University.