Amelia Zepeda

Recruiting Consultant, Finance and Accounting

Experience in staffing/consulting:

I was first introduced to recruiting in college during my internship turned full time position with Ludwig, Wessel & Associates, where we specialized in Energy Investment Banking. In 2016, I joined Rekruiters & have enjoyed expanding my market to all sectors of Accounting & Finance.

First job ever:

Nannying, I love kids! Plus I was paid to do homework, play games & eat snacks, what could be better than that?

What makes Rekruiters / Devvelopers great?  

Definitely the people and culture of the company.

You would be surprised to know I…  

Never missed a day of school from 1st grade to high school graduation! (I may have made up for it in college)

Favorite part of your job:

Being able to impact people’s lives for the better. I enjoy helping candidates find their dream jobs!

What are you surprisingly good at?

Watching Netflix, it’s an acquired skill. Other than that I am great at themed parties & corresponding hashtags.

Advice for people looking for a job:

Be persistent & patient. It’s about finding the best opportunity for you, not the first opportunity.

Hobbies:  

Tailgating with my family, crafting with my friends, traveling with anyone & working on my fitness.

What are you most passionate about professionally? Personally?  

Personally and professionally, I am passionate about making a positive impact on those I encounter.

Favorite quote:

“YOU CAN’T SIT WITH US!” or anything else Mean Girls related.

What problems do you consistently solve for your clients?

Finding them the rockstar candidate to fulfill all their needs!

Where you were born and where you’ve lived?

I was born in San Antonio, however, I moved to the great city of Houston, TX by the age of one.

Causes you care about:  

I was a ZTA at UH so anything Breast Cancer Education & Awareness related is something I proudly support. “Think Pink, Think Zeta!”

Pets?  

Golden retriever, April. She went off to college with my brother,  but I enjoy her visits!

Favorite sport:

To play: Volleyball

To watch: Football

Favorite sports team:

Proud season ticket holder to the University of Houston Cougar Football games & Houston Texans.