Jordan Wood

About Jordan

Jordan is on the Staffing team here at Vaco and is passionate about helping business professionals take the next steps on their career path. Jordan’s experience comes from working in recruiting and emphasizes that her drive resides in assisting others reach their goals, as well as taking on new challenges and continuous growth. Outside of the office, you can find Jordan listening to music, cheering on the Tennessee Volunteers, or visiting family in her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.

Get to Know Jordan

What is the most rewarding part about working for a recruiting agency?

The most rewarding part of working for a recruiting agency is helping people in all different phases of life find new opportunities and continuously learning from my colleagues every day. It is really gratifying to know how you are positively helping others when they are making career transitions or just need a guide in their job search.

What characteristics and disciplines do you need to be successful in your role at a staffing firm?

Consistency, communication, and a strong ability to form relationships are crucial in being successful when working for a staffing agency. Relationship building is probably the most important because you are building long lasting relationships with candidates while helping them on their career journey. Communication is also key; in order to build that relationship, it is so important to communicate and be informative.

What is your role at Vaco, and what do you do?

At Vaco, I am a recruiter on our Staffing team. I partner with job seekers who have a background in transactional accounting and office administration.

What’s the most important piece of professional/career advice you’ve ever received?

Work hard, be nice to people, and the worst thing someone can tell you is “no.” 

What is one thing you enjoyed learning since joining Vaco?

I’ve learned to not be afraid to be myself. At Vaco, all outlaws are welcome; it is so rewarding to constantly be surrounded by people who support me and want to help me learn, grow, and succeed.

How would you describe the work environment at Vaco compared to other recruiting agencies?

The work environment at Vaco compared to other recruiting agencies is simply unmatched. It is a very entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment. I absolutely love that about Vaco. My colleagues are encouraging, outgoing, and unique.  Every person brings a different piece to Vaco; this is what makes it such a collaborative and hard-working, yet fun environment to be in.

Jordan’s Blogs

Nashville Core Tenet Spotlight: Assume Positive Intent

Jordan’s Vlogs

Myths of Recruiting

Job Seeker’s Journey: Jordan & Kristi

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