Jacobson Employee Spotlight – May 2020

Posted by The Jacobson Group

Each month, we highlight a few of our corporate employees from across The Jacobson Group as they share a bit about themselves and their roles. Get to know this month’s featured individuals below, along with a glimpse into how they’re keeping entertained while staying home. 

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Employee spotlight-02-2RACHEL GIESE
Visual Design Coordinator, 1 year, 7 months at Jacobson

Hometown: Schererville, Indiana

Alma Mater: Ball State University

Describe Your Role: As a visual design coordinator, I serve as one of the primary graphic designers at Jacobson. I create visually engaging thought leadership, advertisements and more. I also work with my team to create a marketing strategy that furthers our brand image.  

Favorite Thing about Jacobson: I am normally a full-time remote employee, and I still feel involved and part of the team. They’re truly a family and make work enjoyable. 

Jacobson in Three Words: Dynamic, Committed, Unique

Favorite Book: I've read the Harry Potter series more than 15 times... Is that borderline obsessive?

Surprising Fact about You: I am a movie fanatic. I own close to 400 movies, which is helping me pass the time at home!

Employee spotlight-04-1CHRISTINE WORDEN
Administrative Coordinator, 4 years at Jacobson

Hometown: Midland, Michigan 

Alma Mater: Hope College

Describe Your Role: Under normal circumstances, I spend part of my day coordinating travel for Jacobson employees and for consultants who travel to client sites. I also answer the main phone line, help with mailing and shipping, and ensure Jacobson continues to be a great place to work!

Favorite Thing about Jacobson: I genuinely look forward to connecting with my wonderful coworkers every day. My teammates are unique, caring and hilarious. 

Jacobson in Three Words: Adaptable, Supportive, Family

Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride

Surprising Fact about You: One of my favorite activities is hula hooping! I've been hula hooping in my apartment to stay active.

Employee spotlight-03-3ERIN SHAUGHNESSY
Senior Recruiter, 5 years at Jacobson

Hometown: Oak Forest, Illinois

Alma Mater: Loyola University Chicago

Describe Your Role: As a senior recruiter, I match qualified candidates to our clients' career openings. I make sure that it is a mutual fit for both parties. 

Favorite Thing about Jacobson: My favorite thing about Jacobson is the people I work with. All of our employees are dedicated to serving our clients and making Jacobson one of the best places to work.

Jacobson in Three Words: Teamwork, Culture, Service

Favorite Music: Country. My favorite artist is Eric Church.

Bucket List Item: I would love to go to Ireland when we're able to travel again.

As most professionals continue to work remotely, we’ve compiled a few helpful resources for staying productive and focused. View the infographic above and check out our recent blog posts, “Best Practices for Working from Home” and “Maintaining Effective Communication When Working Remotely."