What is your role at LJTP (describe in more detail than just the title)?

My job title is Talent Acquisition Consultant, the role is way more encompassing! I work with Kaiyo, and previously Instabase, as an arm of their internal team in recruitment. I work with them to understand the position, gather as much information as possible, and get the top talent that fits them.

 

What did you do prior to joining LJTP?

Prior to joining LJTP, I worked as a Recruiter primarily in the R4R space, at an independent recruiting firm. With that flexibility I was able to stay home and work remotely, raising my three kids!

 

What drew you to LJTP originally? And how has LJTP changed since?

PAULA. WROBLE. I have told Tim before that Paula’s LinkedIn InMail to me is the reason I am here now. I answered her reluctantly as I was not sure where I wanted to go next with recruiting and my career. Let me tell you, one conversation and she sold me. Talking to AQ and Matt, I was sold.

 

What is your favorite part about working at LJTP?

My husband will overhear me say to candidates asking about LJTP, that I will be at LJTP until they kick me out, and then, I will go out kicking and screaming 😉 I have a lot of favorites but to keep it concise: culture, autonomy, flexibility, opportunity, camaraderie, and community.

 

What is the most challenging part of your job?

The most challenging part of my job is the days when I am on the phone non-stop and feel a bit like I am chasing my tail. Difficult requirements or hiring managers also make this job what it is: exciting and challenging. I love that every day is different.

 

How has LJTP helped you grow personally and professionally?

On a professional level, I have been able to, in only 6 ½ months, work with really cool companies that I don’t think I otherwise would be given the opportunity to work with. I had little knowledge of start-ups, funding, etc. What was Series B? I would have no clue. Now, I can talk with the best of them. Working with these companies has boosted my confidence in the start-up world and tech start-ups, and I have made great connections with folks in the industry.

Personally, I have gained confidence. I feel like I have more of an identity outside of being a mom. I feel a sense of community, I know that a team of 180+ people has my back, and I have theirs. It’s comforting.

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

When I’m not working, I love to be outside hanging with my husband and kids, dogs, and cat. It is truly a full house. I also love exploring our new state, visiting friends and family, and drinking margs!!!

Thank you for the opportunity to fill this out and reflect. It’s not often I get to stop and think!