A Q&A with DeWinter Consulting’s Recruiting Coordinator, Gisella Espana
Q&A WITH GISELLA ESPANA
How long have you worked in accounting, finance, and/or tech? Recruiting?
This is my first year working in accounting, finance, tech and recruiting. I previously have worked as a Registered Behavior Technician working with children on the autism spectrum, which was rewarding. However, I am ready to take on this new career journey as a Recruiting Coordinator.
How were you introduced to the recruiting industry?
I introduced myself to this field of recruiting through my own personal research and through Samantha Blanck, who is a current employee at DeWinter Group.
Why do you look forward to working in accounting, finance or tech talent acquisition?
I look forward to working within accounting, finance, and tech because it is an industry I’ve never worked in but always have been so curious about. I’m ready to learn from DeWinter Group and become more knowledgeable in these fields!
If you were to provide advice to peers in accounting, finance, or tech seeking to develop their careers, what would it be?
I would tell them, don’t be afraid to do it! If it’s a career you are curious about or enjoy doing, then pursue your goals and go for it.
How were you introduced to the DeWinter Group?
I learned about DeWinter Group through LinkedIn and through my good friend, Samantha Blanck, who has supported me through this process.
What are 3 words to describe the DeWinter Group (or your impression thus far)?
How do you plan on developing the DeWinter Group? What are your goals for the coming year?
I plan on developing the DeWinter Group by consistently exceeding my goals. My goal for this year is to be open-minded and learn new things. I believe DeWinter Group has the tools and team members I need to become a successful Recruiter/Recruiting Coordinator.
How do you plan on practicing the DeWinter Group’s Mission Statement: ‘We Build Our Network One Relationship at a Time’?
I plan on practicing the DeWinter Groups Mission Statement by building strong individual relationships with clients, candidates, and colleagues.
What’s your favorite thing to do in the Bay Area/Silicon Valley?
My favorite thing to do in the Bay Area is to explore the city with friends and family. Whether it’s going to the beach, music in the park, or trying out new restaurants, I love it all!
What did you originally want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to grow up to be a veterinarian, but I was completely wrong. I get upset every time the ASPCA commercial comes on.
What’s your favorite ’90s jam?
My favorite ’90s jam is Wannabe by the Spice Girls. It will always be one of my favorites!
A penguin walks through that door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?
He complains about global warming.