Sofia Alicastro on what retains her at HealthSherpa, recommendation for job seekers who wish to be a part of our workforce, and her private ardour for movie


HealthSherpa strongly believes in creating inclusive, equitable areas, which construct belief, respect and a way of belonging which are important to our tradition and work. We’re excited to function our colleagues and listen to extra about their experiences at HealthSherpa, from their first touchpoints all the way in which as much as their tenure and development. On this submit, hear from Affiliate Recruiter Sofia Alicastro, who shares her perspective on our recruitment course of, recommendation for potential candidates and job seekers, and what she’s enthusiastic about each out and in of her work.

 

    1. We care about attending to know you. Once I join with potential candidates, I’m genuinely thinking about studying about your story, and what you’re in search of in your subsequent function or part in your profession.
    2. Prep. I like to recommend making ready for interviews utilizing the STAR technique (Scenario, Job, Motion, and Consequence) when sharing your experiences. I additionally encourage of us to carry a couple of of their very own questions as nicely!
    3. Interviews are conversations. You might be attending to know us as a lot as we’re attending to know you. We attempt to create an area the place candidates really feel snug sharing their lived expertise and really feel empowered to ask us questions. What are YOU interested by?

 

Listed below are a couple of qualities that I feel are conducive to a constructive expertise in our office:

  • Communication.
  • Collaboration.
  • Willingness to be taught.
  • Flexibility.
  • Compassion.

 

Mission-driven. Human. Impactful.

 

The individuals! What strikes me most concerning the employees right here is how dedicated all of us are to the mission of bringing complete, high quality, inexpensive healthcare to everybody within the U.S., and specifically to low-income, uninsured, and underserved communities. It’s clear to me that the workforce is invested in doing our half to make healthcare a bit extra accessible and I’m motivated by the numerous moments of pleasure right here at HealthSherpa that helps domesticate a way of connectedness and neighborhood – whilst we’re working remotely!

 

My background earlier than HealthSherpa is in artist improvement, movie festivals and occasions, and funding unbiased movie. I’ve a deep and without end love of cinema. That being stated, I’m not elitist in my love of movie; I’ll watch trashy made-for-TV-movies (not going to call names however IYKYK) plus no matter received the Palm D’Or at Cannes. Movie is a present!

Amongst many issues, the pandemic proved, but once more, the ability of artwork and the way we flip to tales for consolation and inspiration throughout extremely difficult instances. The 2 most up-to-date movies that I watched in a theater and extremely suggest to of us are The Daniels’ All the pieces All over the place All at As soon as (a poignant, heart-felt, action-packed, kooky, completely BANANAS movie), and Sara Dosa’s Fireplace of Love (an excellent documentary a couple of Volcanologist couple and their timeless love of all issues lava/earth/science, narrated by Miranda July)!

 

 

Wish to work with Sofia and the remainder of our phenomenal workforce? Click on right here to discover present openings and listen to from extra teammates at HealthSherpa!



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