People Journey Series | Diana Mera, HR & Operations Associate
by Diana Mera
We take a look behind the corporate bios of our team to uncover what drives them in their careers and why they continue to choose Marlin Hawk. Next in our People Journey Series is Diana Mera, HR & Operations Associate in our New York office.
01. Tell us about your career to date with Marlin Hawk.
My tenure at Marlin Hawk will reach its eighth year this June. I joined as an Executive Assistant in 2015 and while fulfilling my duties as an EA, I also supported the Financial Services team with everything from calendar management and travel arrangements to documentation and candidate/client management. My role allowed me to work closely with the leadership team, which in turn granted me the opportunity to move into my current role as HR & Operations Associate.
02. What attracted you to Marlin Hawk? And what makes you stay?
I was attracted to the energy level of the team. We all worked collectively to provide top notch service to both our candidates and clients. Hard work does not go unnoticed at Marlin Hawk. The company recognises everyone’s efforts within their role.
03. What has been your greatest achievement so far?
My greatest achievement has been within my current role and all the work I have done. Along with the added responsibilities, I have been able to successfully balance my career and motherhood. Being able to do both is far more than I could have hoped for, and I am thankful I’ve had the support of Marlin Hawk along the way.
04. Who has helped you along the way?
Management and colleagues have been instrumental in my development at Marlin Hawk. They have offered support and open communication to ensure my success at all levels.
05. Which of the Marlin Hawk values resonates the most and why?
Accountability, transparency, and empowerment to drive my own career are values that resonate with me the most. These values have fostered better professional relationships, have allowed me to work effectively with my team, and have provided me with positive developmental goals.