Employee Spotlight: Meet Kayla Guajardo

Kayla Guajardo serves as a sourcer on the recruiting team at Maven Wave. Prior to her position at Maven Wave, Guajardo worked at KForce as a Technical Recruiter. Guajardo graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, shopping, spending time with friends, and playing with her new puppy!

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Can you describe your role as a sourcer at Maven Wave?

My position entails having a keen eye for detail, finding a needle in a haystack, and being able to match those candidates to a rewarding position at Maven Wave!

What interested you in working for Maven Wave?

Prior to working at Maven Wave, I was already familiar with the firm. I had noticed Maven Wave was continually receiving a lot of recognition and growth for its size, the awards speak for themselves! Once I saw an open position for a sourcer, I had to apply!

What do you hope to accomplish in your position?

Since Maven Wave is consistently growing rapidly, we are always looking to fill new roles. In my position, I hope to find great candidates for these roles, provide them with a great experience through the recruiting process, and help improve any new/existing processes.

How do you keep up to date with trends in recruiting?

Recruiting, especially within technology is constantly changing. As a recruiter, I have to keep up to date with new trends in recruiting as well as tech. I do so by reading news publication, such as Forbes, and attending networking events and training.

What are you most excited about in your role?

I’m excited to keep growing my skills in recruiting, developing great relationships with my coworkers, and growing the Maven Wave team!

Interested in a career at Maven Wave? Check out our Careers page for more info and watch our latest recruiting video below! 

August 24th, 2017

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