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5 Minutes With... Koesch Maceda

4th Dec 2018 Joanna Cockle


This week in our "Life as an Xpander" series, we chat to another returning Xpander, Koesch Maceda who returned to the Singapore team earlier this year.

What’s your current role and what does it involve?

I’m a Research Consultant under Contracting desk. My role involves end to end recruitment process – From job briefing, sourcing, meeting the candidates, offer management and onboarding. I also do catch up with the Xpand contractors once in a quarter to make sure that they are enjoying their role and address their concerns.

What brought you back to Xpand?

The culture and the way they motivate people to give their best

What do you enjoy the most about your role?

I enjoy connecting people and guiding them on which career path they want to take. It gives me satisfaction if they like the new job I recommended to them

What are you passionate about?

I am passionate about taking care of the elderly. I volunteer every weekend to visit elder people living alone in their homes, catch up with them and help them out on their chores.

Tell me something funny about your career?

I mistakenly called my husband for a job offer instead of my candidate because they have the same first 3 digits of their mobile number and same first name.

When you were growing-up, what did you want to be?

I wanted to be a lawyer.

If you could be anywhere else in world, where would you be and why?

Japan! I fell in love with the food and weather. We plan to visit each prefecture starting next year :)

Tell me a goal (professional or personal) you want to achieve next year?

I want to step up and be an Account Manager next year.