Monday, September 16, 2013

International Recruitment Team

Meet Linda Chao: Manager - International Recruitment
 
Humber College and I have been together for: 8 years
 
The countries that have seen me: China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand, India, Russia, Dubai, Kuwait, Oman, Trinidad, Jamaica, St. Vincent and USA, UK, Italy, France, Germany, Holland
 
I can’t do without these cuisines: Vietnamese Pho, Chinese Peking duck, Japanese Sashimi, and Korean BBQ
 
What human qualities does Humber College represent?
 
According to Linda, Humber College is very thoughtful about what you need, in both academic and personal wellbeing. It also strives to provide the best services!
 
Take my word:"Dress up and have a “treat or trick” at Halloween. You have probably never experienced it in your country. It is fun and you get lots of treats like candies in the end!"


Meet Amanda Koski: Manager- International Recruitment


Humber College and I have been together for: 12.5 years 

The countries that have seen me: I've been to 50 countries around the world. Not every continent yet, though! So far: Asia, North and South America, Africa, and Europe. Countries ranging from St. Lucia to Uruguay to Malaysia to Russia to Mexico.

I can’t do without these cuisines: My favourite cuisine depends on my mood: usually Thai, Indian, or Sushi, but sometimes in the summer there's nothing better than a nice fresh salad or piece of fruit!

What human qualities does Humber College represent?

According to Amanda, Humber would be like an unexpected visit to your favourite relative's house. You are always welcomed, and sometimes there are unexpected surprises!

Take my word: "Dare to step outside of your comfort zone! Whether that means approaching that unknown student in the cafeteria, riding a challenging ride at Canada's Wonderland, or tasting some new cuisine, get out and experience all that Humber and Toronto have to offer!"


Meet Tania Spoljaric-Sherwood: Manager- International Recruitment

Humber College and I have been together for: 4 years

The countries that have seen me: India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, China, Croatia, Romania, England, Egypt, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Syria, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Guyana, Dominican Republic, the United States, South Africa, Iceland, Germany, and Greece

I can’t do without these cuisines: Mediterranean

What human qualities does Humber College represent?

According toTania, Humber exemplifies honesty, trust, reliability, stamina, and endurance.

Take my word: "Don't sweat the small things in life. Put your energy into the bigger things that you're most passionate about."


Meet Rebecca Fitzgerald: Study Abroad Officer

Humber College and I have been together for: 1 year


The countries that have seen me: Japan, Eritrea, Iceland, Ghana, Egypt, South Korea, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, England, Ireland, Greece, Scotland, and the United States. 

I can’t do without these cuisines: Japanese, Greek, Lebanese, Indian, and Ethiopian

What human qualities does Humber College represent?

According to Rebecca, Humber represents a garden tended by gardeners of every gender and ethnicity. A garden that will only grow and flourish through dedication of skills, time, passion, and creativity and that will reward new skills, memories, friends, and career prospects.

Take my word: "Say 'yes!' to any invitation that you receive - within reason! In other words, make every effort to experience as much as you can. Aim to create memories that will last for your lifetime. Your opportunities to learn and grow are not limited to within the walls of a classroom."
 

Meet Helene Espinosa: International Recruitment Coordinator 

Humber College and I have been together for: 14 years

The countries that have seen me: England, Mexico, the United States, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia

I can’t do without these cuisines: I have no favourites- I enjoy cooking and eating

What human qualities does Humber College represent?
 
According to Helene, Humber was like an older sibling when she was a student, always guiding her and showing her the right path. Later, after her getting her first real job at Humber, Humber was like a mother to her, always showing pride and confidence in her. Now, Helene feels that Humber offers peace and fulfillment, relating to all aspects of life.
 
Take my word: "Always do what you like no matter how meaningless it looks to others...who goes to work happy will enjoy life more than the one who gets the biggest pay!"
 
 
Meet Reema Patel: International Recruitment Coordinator


Humber College and I have been together for: 5 years

The countries that have seen me: Kenya, Tanzania, The United States, India, England, The Netherlands, and Mauritius
 
I can’t do without these cuisines: Italian, Mexican, and Indian

What human qualities does Humber College represent?

According to Reema, Humber represents many human qualities: respect, kindness, understanding, and support related to not only academic, but personal growth. The diversity of all campuses creates a compassionate and friendly atmosphere where everyone feels welcomed and at home.

Take my word: "Make the most of your time here in Canada. Focus on academic success by studying well, but take the time to enjoy all the activies and things the city offers. Step out of the box, make new friends, experience the diverse cultures found at Humber and in Toronto, and you'll gain a lifetime of memories and special moments. Have fun!"



Meet Jennifer Zhang: Liaison/International Recruitment Officer


Humber College and I have been together for: 3.5 years

The countries that have seen me: England, Switzerland, Spain, the United States, China, and Korea

I can’t do without these cuisines: Asian


What human qualities does Humber College represent?

According to Jennifer, Humber is friendly, committed, devoted, open-minded, energetic, enthusiastic, and honest.

 
Take my word: "Sail on Lake Ontario and go hiking!"



Meet Kyoung Heo (Sydney): International Office Clerk


Humber College and I have been together for: 3 years

The countries that have seen me: Australia, South Korea, the United States
 
I can’t do without these cuisines: Japanese


What human qualities does Humber College represent?

According to Kyoung, Humber College is very welcoming and informative. It is very open-minded. Humber is a good listener and is always there to help you with your problem.


Take my word: "Try everything! Go out there, meet new people, volunteer, get to the know the Canadian culture and the Canadian experience!"

Meet Juan Cisneros: International Purchasing and Shipping Analyst


Humber College and I have been together for: 2 years

The countries that have seen me: Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Spain, and the United States

 
I can’t do without these cuisines: Mexican- I love the real street tacos you can find in Mexico and Mexican dishes like mole, chiles en ahogada, and enchiladas


What human qualities does Humber College represent?

According to Juan, Humber is the energetic and friendly person always willing to meet new people and learn new things. One main quality is that it is adaptable to current circumstances.

Take my word: "Go to the trips organized by the International Centre. These trips are affordable, you can have a lot of fun, and they are an excellent opportunity to make new friends."