Tanya Richards: Using competitive edge as fuel

Tanya Richards: Using competitive edge as fuel

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When the pandemic hit, gpac's Alpha Pac recruiter Tanya Richards decided to learn a new craft and made a career change after a 17-year career in teaching and coaching. Covid-19 made her realize how underpaid and overworked she was as a teacher, and even though now she's in the recruitment industry, she applies her knowledge and background in education and sports.

As with any other individual learning a new craft, there were some struggles along the way; still, she was confident that her skill set and competitive edge would allow her to learn a lot of information quickly.

For her, the key to overcoming obstacles was returning to her athlete roots and remembering that the end goal is always bigger than the barriers and negative feelings. The supportive culture and incentives from gpac also played an important role in her development and success as an Alpha Pac recruiter.

Though she's aware that her earning potential depends strictly on her work, she's also decided to prioritize her family and do what's best for them. As one of gpac's core values, and thanks to the laptop lifestyle, she has been able to align these beliefs with her work and gain more flexibility.

As a former teacher, she treasures the motivation and advice from other Alpha Pac recruiters. Therefore, the camaraderie and guidance from her coach also encouraged her to stay resilient and go all the way.

If you're struggling to gain what you're worth in your current career path or looking for a job with a flexible schedule that will set you and your family up, follow Tanya's advice and jump into the recruitment industry!


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