Employee Spotlight: Rachel Lochan, Recruitment Consultant - Fintech Products
In this post, we are featuring Rachel Lochan, she is a new member of our US team as a Recruitment Consultant, focusing on fintech product positions.
1. Can you tell us more about yourself?
I have been in the recruitment industry for 2.5 years, with previous experience focusing in sales and IT. Although my formal education is in microbiology, I believe that recruitment speaks to my natural skill set, as I love getting to know people and providing solutions to business needs.
2. Why did you choose to work at Payments & Cards Network and in the recruitment industry?
I believe that a career with Payments & Cards Network will allow me to further develop my skills, along with gaining new ones. I am excited to learn about a new industry, build a niche network of clients and candidates, and develop a wider range of knowledge as I work in both recruitment and sales. I am very excited about the endless growth opportunities that the company has to offer as we continue to grow.
3. How did your previous experience help with your current job?
My previous recruitment experience has taught me the importance of developing meaningful relationships in making a successful placement. It is most important to thoroughly understand both the client's and candidate's needs to ensure that these requirements are being met. It is a skill I am working to develop every day.
4. What do you like about your job and Payments & Cards Network?
I enjoy working alongside a small team that is very close-knit and willing to help at all times. I am glad to be a part of the team, and excited to see what the future holds.
5. What are your hobbies outside of work?
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with friends and family while exploring festivals, new restaurants, concerts, and other events around the city. I enjoy being in nature, and can typically be found hiking, biking, running a 5k, or anything else that involves spending time outdoors. I also am very interested in music and arts. I am in a local community band and I enjoy painting and journaling.
Feel free to connect with Rachel on LinkedIn!