Associate Recruiter

Kara Leone

About Kara

Kara spent 15 years in leadership roles within the banking and retail industries. Recruiting was always a large piece of her responsibilities, and she has thrived switching her focus to helping individuals within their job search, and placing them in roles with our clients. Kara is a people person and thrives working with a diverse group of individuals each day.

When Kara is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and baking.

What is the most rewarding part about your job?

Getting to speak with diverse individuals and being able to help them find new and rewarding opportunities.

What’s the secret to a great interview?

The secret to a great interview is making a personal connection and being transparent with what is most important to you. Also doing your research on who you are meeting with, and the organization.

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

To love what you do. If you truly love your job, it’s like you don’t work at all.

What is something you can do better than anyone else you know? 

Bake a fancy cake that looks AND tastes good!!!

We know Vaco is your dream job, but if you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

I would find it exhilarating to buy and flip houses!

What’s one thing you’ve always wanted to learn?

How to build custom household pieces/furniture.

What’s one cause or organization you are passionate about?

I am passionate about any cause or organization that lends a hand to help individuals that are less fortunate.

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