ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EmployBridge is proud to announce the selection of its temporary associate Violeta "Shaya" De Oleo Medina as the 2019 American Staffing Association (ASA) National Staffing Employee of the Year. De Oleo Medina is a bilingual call center representative with RemX, a specialty division of EmployBridge, and one of more than 15 million temporary and contract employees hired by U.S. staffing agencies each year. De Oleo Medina was formally honored at a recognition ceremony during the ASA annual convention and expo, Staffing World 2018, on October 17 in Washington, DC.
After immigrating to the U.S. from the Dominican Republic and learning to speak English by watching Netflix programs, De Oleo Medina was quickly connected with a temporary call center job after applying with RemX. Thriving in her role, her communications and leadership abilities landed her a permanent position as a bilingual call center representative after only a few months on the job. De Oleo Medina was also honored as the 2017 RemX Associate of the Year. Hear more about her career journey with RemX.
"We couldn't think of a better person to represent the millions of associates who better their work and personal lives through temporary job opportunities every year," said Joanie Courtney, president of RemX. "Shaya is a shining example of how hard work, dedication and determination can transform a life. Her story illustrates what we're striving to do every day as we connect talented workers with promising job opportunities that ultimately contribute to U.S. companies and the overall economy. We are so honored the ASA has recognized one of our own for this coveted award."
De Oleo Medina is an inspiration to anyone seeking to improve their skills and further their careers. "This experience has taught me that anything is possible if you put your mind to it," says De Oleo Medina. "I taught myself the English language and rode my bike to work every day, and now I have achieved every goal I set out to accomplish. This career opportunity has made a tremendous impact on my life, and I feel amazing. I'm very grateful to RemX for jumpstarting my career and can't wait to see what else is in my future. As they say, the sky is the limit!"
Headshots and video footage of the ASA recognition ceremony will be available upon request. To learn more about the National Staffing Employee of the Year program, visit americanstaffing.net.
As workforce specialists, EmployBridge provides value-added workforce solutions and job opportunities through focused specialty divisions including ResourceMFG, ProLogistix, ProDrivers, Select, RemX, Westaff and Remedy. Combining the advantages of national scale, in-depth local market knowledge, industry-specific expertise and powerful recruiting and retention tools, EmployBridge is recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as America's largest industrial staffing firm. The company puts more than 86,000 people to work each week across a network of 500+ offices in 48 states and Canada. In 2017, EmployBridge provided more than 164 million work hours to 10,000 clients, generating more than $3 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit www.employbridge.com.
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