Hiring and Retention: Part 1 – The Hiring Process

Program Description

Jarvis Cook, Senior Associate, Perkins Eastman Architects, will present a program in two parts on Hiring and Retention.

Part 1:  The Hiring Process

The hiring process aims to identify and select the best candidates for specific roles within the organization. It ensures that new team members align with the company’s values, culture, and job requirements.


  1. Job Description and Posting
  2. Application and Screening
  3. Interviews and Assessments
  4. Reference Checks and Background Verification
  5. Offer and Negotiation
  6. Orientation and Welcome


Jarvis Cook is an accomplished talent acquisition manager at Perkins Eastman Architects, having entered the human resources space in 2003. His focus always is to ensure that talent matters more than people think, making sure our firm takes actions to be prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. As a thought leader, employee advocate, and trusted partner in the Perkins Eastman leadership, Jarvis enjoys connecting with people and helping celebrate each one’s unique qualities. Jarvis states: “My role with this firm allows me to make progress in achieving equal opportunity regardless of the candidate’s background and still remain an active advocate for diversity and inclusion.”


We would love to hear what questions and issues you are facing in your firms.  Please feel free to send any questions and topics you want Jarvis to cover to Pat Leyden.


Mar 21 2024


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Perkins Eastman Architects
115 5th Ave, New York, NY 10003


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