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What I do

I connect people; to opportunity and each other. I work cross functionally with Talent Acquisition, Inclusion and Marketing to develop recruitment strategies that inspire candidates to join our team.

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Why I do it

I get to use my voice and creativity to build more equitable, inclusive and talented teams.

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My Big Career Moment

Supporting the development of our new diversity and inclusion initiatives and influencing change has inspired me to be a better ally and leader.

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How to be Agile and Redefine your Role and Impact

15/09/2020 06:00am | 572 views

Throughout the recruitment process, I am always asked two questions by candidates: to define ‘what makes someone successful in the organization’ and how as a retailer we ‘adapt to a rapidly changing market’. 


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About the mentor

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Eric Ortega

Talent Acquisition Partner
Cost Plus World Market

As a Talent Acquisition Partner at Cost Plus World Market, Eric Ortega manages employer branding development and works closely with Human Resources, Store Operations and Marketing to support and innovate inclusion and recruitment programming.  

Eric earned his bachelor’s degree from the School of Business at the University of California, Riverside and has a background in Human Resources management and marketing in startup environments.