Title: National Director of Sales
Favorite designer/artist: DVF and Willem de Kooning
Celebrity crush: Bradley Cooper
Favorite place in NYC: Central Park in the very early morning. Dogs are allowed to run free, off leash. Their sheer joy is extraordinary.
Interview horror story: My own? Probably having to use the lady’s room and not finding a comfortable break in the conversation to excuse myself. I continued the meeting for an addt’l two hours, dying inside!
Best interview tip: Remain engaged/energized throughout your meeting, mirror body language whenever possible, be gracious and send a hand written thank you note…a dying art!!! (more…)
Name: Antonietta Gaudio
Title: Talent Acquisition Executive
Location: Pomona, New York
Recruiting specialty: Luxury & Contemporary Retail
I became a recruiter
because… I enjoy connecting with new people and helping the candidate find the perfect position for them to succeed.
Favorite designer/artist: DVF, Miu Miu, Marc Jacobs…
Celebrity crush: Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy)
Favorite place in New York: New York City at Christmas Time.
Interview horror story: I haven’t had one yet…I hope I didn’t jinx it.
Best interview tip: Be yourself. Always let your natural personality come through, but always be professional. (more…)
Name: Mindy Worel
Title: Senior VP of JBCconnect
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Recruiting specialty: Creative and Digital Space
I became a recruiter because … I love people, art, and the amazing things that come out of the two when we work in groups.
Favorite designer: Oscar de la Renta
Celebrity crush: Christopher Watkins
Favorite place in Los Angeles: Huntington Botanical Gardens
Interview horror story: When a candidate came with his mistress to the interview and then insisted that I interview her as well.
Best interview tip: Be prepared! Where are you going, who are you talking to and what are they most interested in seeing from you.
If I could be an animal I would be … A cat
Dream vacation: Grand Tour of Europe
Sweet or salty: Salty then sweet
In my spare time I … Read, write, cook, and drown myself in music
Fashion or Beauty Tip: Wear what looks good on you, not just what is in style
Restaurant I would recommend: Los Balcones Del Peru
Favorite music artist/band: This week it is Polica and Alabama Shakes
Name: Theresa Larson
Title: Business Development, JBCconnect
Location: Orange County, CA
Favorite place in Orange County: Disneyland
Interview horror story: A woman cut her face with a ring or nail or something and then rubbed the blood all over her face unknowingly. So gross and sad! I told her and she went to the restroom and fixed it, but who could focus after that?!?!?!
Best interview tip: Don’t touch your face!
Favorite accessory: My pitbull Penny Lane
Dream vacation: Anywhere there is one of those little tiki huts on the water
Sweet or salty: Both together, ie: salted caramel! Mmmmm!
In my spare time I … Like to ride my beach cruiser
Fashion or Beauty Tip: A smile is your best accessory … well and a cute guy, it’s a toss up
Restaurant I would recommend: The Crow Bar in Corona Del Mar, CA – best gourmet comfort food around!
Favorite quote: “I like men with a past and women with a future.”
Name: Robyn Rosenbaum/R²
Title: JBCconnect Business Development
Location: New York, NY
Favorite designer: Chanel – Classic Beauty
Celebrity crush: Ryan Gosling!!!
Favorite place in NYC: Central Park
Best interview tip: Ask questions (if you’re interested)
Favorite accessory: My time piece
If I could be an animal I would be: Dog for sure!
Dream vacation: Paris, France with someone special
Sweet or salty: SWEET
In my spare time I … Kickbox, dougie, and stalk people on Facebook
Fashion or Beauty Tip: The man makes the clothes
Favorite item in my closet: Louboutins and a little black dress
Restaurant I would recommend: Katz’s Deli on the LES (I’m such a Jew)
Favorite music artist/band: Old school hip-hop and classic rock
Favorite quote: “To me, Fearless is not the absence of fear. It’s not being completely unafraid. To me, Fearless is having fears. Fearless is having doubts. Lots of them. To me, Fearless is living in spite of those things that scare you to death.” ― Taylor Swift
Name: Christina Mazurowski
Title: Director, Creative Talent Acquisition JBCconnect
Location: New York, NY
Recruiting specialty: Creative Talent – Art Directors, Creative Directors, ad agency pros, and digital techy’s
I became a recruiter because … I love design, I love creatives, and I love NY!
Favorite designer: Paula Scher
Celebrity crush: Adam Levine
Favorite place in NYC: Bryant Park and/or the Flat Iron Building
Best interview tip: Don’t smoke a cigarette before you walk in and don’t take a bath in cologne
Favorite accessory: Sunglasses
If I could be an animal I would be … A llama. Hands down. There’s no fighting it.
Dream vacation: St. Croix
Sweet or salty: Salty
In my spare time I … Paint, play volleyball, make spray paint stencils, and watch design/culture documentaries on Netflix
Fashion or Beauty Tip: Two words … dry shampoo
Favorite item in my closet: My Rag & Bone ivory sweater
Restaurant I would recommend: Fatty’s Café in Astoria. Holla!
Favorite music artist/band: Justin Timberlake, WuTang, Amy Winehouse, Girl Talk, Adele
“Think outside the box, collapse the box, & take a f*#king sharp knife to it” – Banksy
“I’d be nowhere without my mates… true friends. Hardest thing to find, but you never look for them – they find you; you just grow into each other… We all stick together. Me and my dastardly crew.” - Keith Richards