Kate is a Staffing Manager in our Roseburg office and our candidates are always mentioning how great she is to talk to and how hard she works to match them with the perfect job. We’re so lucky to have someone like her on our team. Read on to learn more about Kate…

Meet Employee Spotlight Kate Bangor

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
I am almost 40 and cannot drive a stick shift.

What is your favorite food? Why did you pick this as your favorite?
Sandwiches! Easy and a wide variety.

What are two of your favorite hobbies?
Running and traveling…in fact, I travel to places to run races!

If you could choose any animal to be, what would it be and why?
A cat – I would love to curl up in a sunny spot and nap all-day

What gets you out of bed every morning?
Being accountable to the people who need me to show up as a wife, mom, coworker, and friend.

Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give your younger self?
Don’t sweat the small stuff.

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be an archaeologist thanks to the Indiana Jones trilogy!

What does your morning routine look like?
I’m up at 3:20 AM to get to the gym before it gets busy, then home to kick it for an hour with some coffee before I get ready for work.

What kind of activities do you like to do with your friends or family?
I enjoy camping, traveling, and movie days/nights with my family.

If you won the lottery and had a million dollars, what would you do with it?
Get my daughter through her post-grad degree, go on a world-class vacation and then invest/save the rest.

What was your favorite vacation?
I went to Iceland with my dad in 2016 and it was a blast. Reykjavik was an amazing city to explore and the natural wonders like the glaciers and the black sand beaches were incredible.

What is your favorite thing about your job?
Helping people get a job, especially those who have had roadblocks finding work before coming through the Selectemp doors!

What advice would you give to someone looking for a job right now?
Strike while the iron is hot! There is a tremendous need for workers right now and that is not always the case!

What is your proudest moment at your job?
Exceeding the goals for the Roseburg branch on a weekly basis!