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Meet the Fetchies: Jess Ondarchie

Author: Jess Ondarchie

Published date: 2021/12

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This week our Meet the Fetchy spotlight is on our Cabinet Making consultant Jess Ondarchie! With 8 years of sales experience, Jess joined the Trades & Labour team in March of this year (2021). An avid traveller, Jess has explored many parts of the world, even growing up with a Scottish accent. She loves her busy social life, keeping active and is quite partial to a good G&T. Read her full Q&A or connect with Jess below.

Name: Jess Ondarchie
Position: Consultant – Cabinet Making and Installation.
Time in Role: 9 Months
Tell us a bit about your career to date and how you got into Recruitment.
After finishing high school I started working in the Travel Industry. I worked both here and over in the UK, when the pandemic hit. I had to return back to Melbourne and seek out a new career. And now here I am!
What’s your favourite thing about working at Fetch?
I feel like everyone says this, but the people! When you spend so much of your life at work, having an amazing group of people around you makes the days not feel like ‘work.’
What’s one thing you wish people knew about recruitment or your industry?
That you can succeed in this industry even if you haven’t worked in it before. As long as you have some transferable skills & the drive to do well, you will!
#1 career highlight to date?
Being promoted after my first 6 months in the role.
Your life mantra is / Your philosophy on life is / The words you live by are…
Don’t let the fear of striking out, keep you from playing the game - Babe Ruth
If your life were a movie which one would it be?
The past two years have felt like I've been living in the movie Footloose. All I have wanted to do is go out dancing with my friend’s but COVID wouldn’t let me!
If you were on death row, what would be your last meal?
My mum’s spag bowl.
Name three things you are grateful for right now.
Family, friends and sunny days (when we get them)!
Tell us a #FunFact about you!
I have lived overseas a few different times in my life, and even grew up with a Scottish accent.
One job I’m recruiting for RIGHT NOW is:
Cabinet Makers – for many factory locations around Melbourne. If you're looking for work in this area, read more or apply here now.
If you'd like to get in contact with Jess, you can connect with her on LinkedIn here.