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At Ethan Allen Workforce Solutions, we’ve got a team of industry experts and experienced staffing professionals connecting businesses with quality local talent. Our employee spotlights introduce you to the people behind our services and the work they do to ensure Hudson Valley businesses and job seekers get the help they need.

This week meet Tara DeFreese, Senior Medical Staffing Specialist at Ethan Allen.




Tell us about what you do at Ethan Allen.

My role at Ethan Allen is Senior Medical Staffing specialist. I connect with candidates and recruit for multiple medical businesses throughout Orange and Sullivan County. I have been investing in this line of work for over 16 years.


What do you find most interesting about working with the Ethan Allen team?

With my years of experience with the company, I admire the outstanding support Ethan Allen gives for the overall growth of each division. The organization is committed to helping each team be successful in their roles.



How does Ethan Allen support your career and personal goals?

Ethan Allen provides excellent professional resources that keep us on top of the latest trends in recruiting and staffing. Additionally, they provide training to strengthen and enhance our skills while fostering open and honest communication on a consistent basis.


What’s the #1 quality you feel is important to achieving success in the staffing industry?

I believe that a positive outlook and excellent customer service to both our clients and our temporary employees is the key to success as a recruiter. The more we develop relationships, the better we can make the right connections for everyone.


What’s the biggest benefit to partnering with a staffing firm in a job search?

That’s easy! We work with the top employers in the Hudson Valley. Our team can get resumes to employers quickly and efficiently.


If you could give one piece of advice to a candidate, what would it be?

In short, be prepared. Ask for specific details about the position and communicate every idea and question.


What’s your favorite thing to do in Newburgh?

Hit Adams on my lunch – yum! Dinner dates with hubby at the waterfront are my favorite.


Do you have a unique skill or a “stupid human trick”?

I love cooking, baking, and spending time with my family. Plus, I enjoy chalk-paint restoring furniture when time allows!



Are you looking for your next medical job opportunity? Seeking staff for your organization? Tara and the Ethan Allen team are ready to help. Contact Ethan Allen today to get started!


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