ITAC is excited to welcome Kate McKenzie to ITAC’s Birmingham team! As an Office Recruiter, Kate will participate in phone screens, in-house interviews, sourcing and work with the sales team to place candidates in the right positions and maintain long-term relationships with those candidates. Prior to joining ITAC’s team, Kate worked in human resources and corporate recruiting. We’re excited to see how she applies this diverse industry experience to her new role! To learn more about Kate, check out the Q&A below!
What made you want to work for ITAC?
It’s reputation. I heard a lot of good things about working at ITAC from various people that worked with them or for them.
What are you most excited about/looking forward to in your new position?
I’m excited to meet with candidates face-to-face and build lasting relationships with them.
What’s one thing you want candidates to know about you?
I want candidates to know that I’m on their team. I want them to be happy where they are, and I want to maintain that relationship as they further their career.
What will your desk look like in six months?
I’ll definitely add more decorative wooden motivational signs and stock it with snacks!
Who’s your biggest role model?
My parents. They worked super hard and crazy hours, and it was good for me to watch their work ethic.
What’s your favorite quote or saying?
“It is always the simple things that change our lives. And these things never happen when you are looking for them to happen. Life will reveal answers at the pace life wishes to do so. You feel like running but life is on a stroll. This is how God does things.” -Donald Miller
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
They quoted Maya Angelou – “Just do right.”
What are three words that describe you?
Methodical. Adaptable. Listener.
What’s your favorite summer activity?
I love spending time at the beach!
What’s something most people would be surprised to learn about you?
Some would be surprised to know that I like to cook—a lot!
Where’s your favorite spot to hangout in Birmingham?
El Barrio – for brunch and dinner!
Anything you want to add about family, pets, hobbies or personal life?
I have a cat named Gus, I like to go running, cooking and eating Mexican food on a weekly basis with my close friends.
ITAC Solutions is a recruiting firm headquartered in Birmingham with additional offices in Atlanta, Huntsville, Mobile and Nashville. ITAC specializes in the temporary, contract, and direct placement of accounting, information technology, corporate and administrative professionals.