Terrence Morton


Location: Spokane


Terrence is a Talent Acquisition and Training Specialist with Atlas Staffing. He is responsible for finding and matching qualified candidates to awesome jobs. He enjoys working for Atlas Staffing because of the culture of continuous improvement.


Terrence likes to try new ways of doing things and then shares his successes with the team. He believes in staying in touch with Atlas Staffing candidates and prioritizing the relationship even when he doesn’t have work for them immediately. He knows that job seekers can often get frustrated in the job search process and is committed to helping them until they find employment.


Terrence has a background in industrial engineering and got his start recruiting for a group of restaurants in Chicago. It was in this role that he discovered he enjoyed the hiring process and helping people use their skills and talents at work.


Get To Know Terrence


When you were 5 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up? 

I wanted to be a paleontologist, probably because my favorite movie was Jurassic Park.  


What was your first job?  

My first job in high school was working for our homeowner’s association to maintain all the flower beds in our neighborhood. I made about $200 each summer, which seemed like a huge amount of money to a 13-year-old! 


If you were stranded on a desert island and were allowed three books, what three would you take?  

East of Eden, The Lord of the Rings, and How to Survive on a Desert Island with just three books. 


What’s your favorite piece of technology of all time?  

Indoor plumbing. 


If you could pick one celebrity or historical figure to have lunch with, who would it be?  

Teddy Roosevelt. 


What was your first car? 

My first car was a 1998 Chevy Astro Van. Yeah, I was cool. 


What’s a fun fact nobody would’ve guessed about you? 

We have more dogs than people in our house, both by number and by weight! My wife and I have two German shepherds and a black lab. 


Anything else that you’d like to share? 

I am so happy to be back in the PNW, the greatest part of the country to live and work.  


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