Maria Cronin

Maria Cronin

Maria Cronin

Talent Acquisition Consultant Yahoo7 AU & NZ, Sydney

A brief description of your career history?

I worked for over 6 years in Brown Thomas in Ireland as a fashion sales associate while also working in a nightclub on the cash desk and I studied Business and Marketing in University. In 2012 I decided to move to Australia……… My recruitment career began at SThree working as a contract recruiter in the Open Source market followed by Mitchellake before moving to work at Yahoo7.

What makes you ‘now’ in technology?

Technology is changing so fast it’s sometimes hard to keep up! I like to keep in touch with people on a personal level as well as having a keen interest in learning. Getting an understanding of the final result and how it’s going to be achieved is also key.

What gets you out of bed on a Monday morning?

Usually my alarm!!

What do you see as the next big game changer within the Digital Media and Technology industry?

Definitely the use of video content. It’s taken off rapidly in the last year as well as mobile.

You call yourself a specialist. Why?

Since I’ve been involved in technology I have always been passionate about this area and what’s going on. Being enthusiastic about where you are working and what industry is essential.

What is your greatest achievement? (This could be either work or personal)

Probably moving to Australia and being so far away from family.

What is the best thing about your role?

It has to be working with some of the best people in the industry in what they do. Working for a global brand is also a massive advantage.

Who sits next to you in the office?

Genevieve sits to my left and Harriet sits across from me.

When you were a child, what did you want to be?

I wanted to be famous and really rich!

What is your favourite quote?

What goes around comes around…

If you could invite 5 people to dinner who would they be?

I would probably say Beyonce, Kanye West (he’s mental) James Corden, Ellen Degeneres and Gordon Ramsey.

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