Below is a post originally written by PowerToFly Partner BuzzFeed, and published on January 10, 2019. Go to BuzzFeed's page on PowerToFly to see their open positions and learn more.
Throughout 2019, we'll be profiling people throughout BuzzFeed and sharing their stories of why BuzzFeed is a great place to work!
First up is Jess, one of our recruiting coordinators:
How long have you been at BuzzFeed:
"Six months. It feels like I started yesterday, but time flies when you're having fun and love where you work."
What's your favorite part about working here:
"The people. Everyone brings their true authentic selves to work, which is a huge part of what makes our culture so great. The support from my team is always there, too. We work hard and laugh hard too."
What's one way you stay relaxed:
"Playing with my two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Rosie and Louie. I am overly-obsessed with them and my entire Instagram consists of model shots of them!🐶🐶"
Five years ago, Sarah Scherzer saw a job posting on her neighborhood's mom-and-dad site and applied. Now she's Director of Customer Experience at Karat, where her role as a mother has always been a part of her story.
Crises can bring out the best in us. It can be hard to believe that when headlines are crowded with toilet paper hoarders or raucous spring breakers under the impression that they're invincible, but it's true. A paper by the University of Delaware's Disaster Research Center found that assumptions about people acting in their own best interest during a crisis are "fundamentally incorrect" and that "human beings…typically rise to the daunting challenges that disasters pose."