Vanessa graduated from the University of California at San Diego with a psychology degree. She embarked on an unique path, from a Behavior Interventionist and Starbucks barista to researching Polaris before joining her new team. The startup’s quirky and congenial culture—a deep contrast to her prior work experiences—is what initially attracted her to Polaris.
Vanessa screens resumes that come into the company’s database and determines which applicants go through the next round. She then interacts with selected candidates in the office before their in-person interviews. Vanessa presents offers to top candidates and diligently oversees the onboarding process to get new recruits ready for their next career.