Hireology Career Mobility Spotlight: Kara Schumacher

At Hireology, we put an emphasis on cultivating a work culture that caters to the employee experience. In fact, our leadership team prides itself on striving to make Hireology the best place you ever work.

Achieving this goal takes dedication and intention, which you can find in our competitive pay, benefits, and remote work options — but we don’t stop there! Our career growth opportunities and mobility offerings are top of class too; we want to support our people no matter where they are in their career so that they are fully prepared to make their next move, regardless of where that move may be. Each year, hundreds of employees experience both traditional and nontraditional career growth at Hireology. These opportunities allow them to expand their skills, gain new experiences, and feel fulfilled in their day-to-day work.

Each month, we’re featuring a different employee who has grown professionally at Hireology in our Career Mobility Spotlight blog series. For November, we’re focusing on Kara Schumacher, who started at Hireology as a Customer Care Specialist before moving to her current role as a Customer Care Manager. Kara’s career path here is a great example of a traditional trajectory for professional development.

When did you start working with Hireology? What role did you start in? What role are you in currently?

I started with Hireology in October of 2018 as a Customer Care Specialist, and my current role is Customer Care Manager.

Can you describe how you’ve grown professionally since you started working for us?

I’m significantly more confident than I was when I first started at Hireology — more confident in my knowledge, abilities, and leadership skills. I’ve had amazing managers and mentors along the way who have (and still are!) pushing me to grow!

What have been your most significant achievements while working for Hireology?

My most significant achievement working for Hireology has been helping to build and grow the Customer Care team — we’re now a team of five! It’s been amazing seeing my team grow and even more amazing knowing I played a part in that growth and development.

What’s the best advice you can give to someone who is looking to move up in their role or has shown interest in a different role or department?

Communicate your goals and interests with your manager! You don’t have to know exactly what you want to do before raising your hand. Your manager is going to be a great resource to help get you where you want to be.

What do you like about our company culture?

I love how ingrained our core values are in the work that we do and how much we celebrate people who really live those core values.

What makes you want to stay at our organization?

The people — I couldn’t ask for more caring, hardworking, funny, helpful people to work with1

What is the best advice you would give to someone just starting out at the company?

Don’t be afraid to ask questions! You’ll find that everyone here is super eager to help in any way possible.

Which one of Hireology’s Core Values or belief statements resonate with you the most? 

“Hireologists have fun at work.” We work hard, but we always find a way to have a good time while doing it!

Are you interested in learning more about Hireology’s culture and company history? Check out our About Us page for more information!

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