ASG Employee Spotlight: Dan Foster
Meet Dan Foster
Dan is a Recruitment Consultant in our ASG Skilled Manufacturing practice area. He started on the team as an intern and is now working with us full-time. Dan’s positive attitude is a welcome addition to the office and he’s always willing to go the extra mile to help our candidates and clients. Read on to learn more about Dan…
Q: What gets you out of bed every morning?
A: One of my biggest motivators for getting out of bed is to simply get better every day and do something that brings value to my life in some way or another. I really don’t like being stagnant and having that mindset helps me get up every day.
Q: Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give your younger self?
A: Stop doubting yourself, be confident, and take more chances. The amount of opportunities that are out there is crazy and it really just comes down to going out and putting in the work to get them.
Q: Do you have any pets? What are their names and what are they like?
A: I have one dog – Jackson, a lab terrier mix who is 11 years old and a lazy goon. Two cats – Memphis, who is antisocial until it is time to eat, and Blu, who is way too vocal to the point of annoyance but is super cuddly.
Q: What does your morning routine look like?
A: I usually wake up somewhere between 6:00 am and 7:00 am in the morning, feed the animals, make some pour-over coffee, and go for a 2-mile jog. Then I stretch, make a smoothie, take a shower, and take a mental note of everything I need to get done that day. I love routines and this one is great for starting the day off right.
Q: What is your personal mantra?
A: “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan
Q: What made you want to work for Alliance Solutions Group?
A: I was connected with a few people in the network from when I interned for the Alliance Industrial Team and after I was introduced to the leadership of the company, I was sold on the people and opportunities for development and growth.
Q: What’s unique about the culture at Alliance Solutions Group?
A: I really resonate with two values: Relationships and Integrity. Doing the right thing day in and day out and building quality relationships with candidates and clients is priority #1. There has been more than a handful of times already where I have been told that the way we do things is different and so refreshing to work with, and that is what makes Alliance Solutions Group’s culture unique.
Q: What is your favorite thing about your job?
A: My favorite thing is being able to be an asset to candidates and clients alike and really make a difference in people’s lives. Hearing a sincere “thank you” from someone makes all the processes and time investment into what I do worth it.