About North Star HR Inc.
North Star HR Inc. (North Star) delivers innovative software and services that improves recruiting effectiveness, speeds up the hiring process and reduces cost per hire.
Our premier, easy-to-use resume management and applicant tracking software seamlessly integrates with corporate websites, captures and screens job candidates, and automates the recruiting process . . . enabling our clients to hire great people! North Star ensures the job application process is engaging, intuitive, fast and user-friendly. Since its inception more than a decade ago, North Star has successfully customized and implemented numerous e-recruitment solutions and continues to support a diverse range of clients worldwide.
North Star’s mission . . . 100% client renewals and exemplary service is how we achieve it. Our leading-edge, web-based solutions are designed, developed, and supported by an exceptional team of experienced human resource and information technology professionals who strive for excellence in everything they do. We differ from competing solutions in that our system was designed by recruiters, built with flexibility and client configurability in mind.
Meet our Founder & President . . .
Sherry Panciera . . .
As North Star’s President and CEO, Sherry Panciera has responsibility for leading and managing the sales and operational components of the business.
Prior to North Star, Sherry started her career in the recruiting industry, gaining more than 15 years experience as both a corporate and consultant (headhunter) recruiter. Sherry then went on to serve several years in senior human resource roles within large organizations and was extremely successful in designing, implementing and leading human resource teams, systems and processes that strategically align with and drive business direction. Sherry intimately understands the challenges and idiosyncrasies of recruiting and hiring, and, continues to be fascinated with leveraging technology to further automate and advance the recruiting industry.
Personal Insights into Sherry:
What is your favourite saying?
Work HARD, Play HARD!
What do you enjoy doing when not working?
Being together and hanging out with family, usually outdoors camping or playing a game/sport. I have also recently discovered a passion for running . . . marathons.
What do you value most in your friends?
Honesty, kindness, respect for others and open-mindedness, in that order.
Best advice for success:
Always follow through on your promises . . . and over-deliver wherever possible.
What recent technology advancement has impressed you the most?
Chocolate, of course!
What was the last book you read?
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
My age. My mind is still sharp, but my body has moved on.
What is your favourite tv show?
It is a toss up between Shark Tank, Mom and Two Broke Girls.
A dog. I couldn’t imagine ever being without a Dachshund. I am LUCKY to have experienced such a clever, loyal companion!
A cruise . . . project management at its best, and, you are treated like royalty!
Favourite natural disaster?
In the winter – a snowstorm . . . in the summer – my kids’ rooms.
What’s your motto?