Get To Know Paula Marin, In Our "Behind the Scout" Series
Meet Paula Marin. Our next “Behind the Scout.” This series aims to highlight our dedicated scouts, who offer you valuable support daily.
Question: What initially got you interested in your current field of work?
Answer: When I found ScoutLogic, I was looking for a new environment where I can still use my skills as a teacher. I am really grateful that the environment here at ScoutLogic is the one that anyone would love to be in. I did not hesitate to submit my application when I saw the role Education Verification Specialist because I felt like this is the closest I will be to schools where I used to work. It got me excited when I knew I would be training people as I love teaching and I love talking to people.
Question: What energizes you about your career in background check screening?
Answer: Great people and great work environment. I am always excited to go to work because I know that the people I am with at work are like my family. There is an overflowing support anytime you need help. Also, I get to talk to a lot of people which brings me happiness every time.
Question: What’s the best career advice you’ve ever heard?
Answer: “Choose a job that you love to do and you will never have to work everyday.”- Mark Twain
Question: What’s your favorite thing about working at ScoutLogic?
Answer: The culture. The leaders and all the Scouts will make you feel like family all the time. I love how the leaders are supportive. They always make sure that we have everything we need. I love how they make everyone feel included in all the decisions. They will always consider what you feel and what you think. With the Scouts, there is never a dull moment.
Question: Do you have a professional mentor?
Answer: Yes, and I thank Cary and Gena who are always ready to answer any question I have when I first started up to now. I am also thankful to Karen and Ruby who guided me all the way. I am where I am because of all the things I learned from them.
Question: What was the last TV show you binge-watched?
Answer: I watch a lot and I would watch Grey’s Anatomy over and over again but the latest is The Last of Us. I first saw this in PlayStation and I like how they were able to make the series almost the same as the game.
Question: What’s your favorite way to spend a day off?
Answer: Going to places with my family, friend and my boyfriend. We love eating out and just hanging out.
Question: What song always gets you out on the dance floor?
Answer: I would say I am a music lover so anything upbeat would get me moving even though I can’t dance.
Question: What’s the phone app you use most?
Answer: Facebook and Messenger. I feel like this is the primary mode of communication now.
Thanks so much, Paula!
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