Jessica Ruiz
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Regional Manager

cellphone
310-739-2135 x10303
jruiz@outsource.net

1960 E. Grand Ave.
Suite 1180
El Segundo, CA 90245

About Jessica
Jessica Ruiz came to Outsource in June 2012, after graduating from UCLA with a background in Economics and International Business. She initially planned to work for companies like Disney or Google, but heard about Outsource from a friend who was working with the company at the time. “She always raved about her job and I had looked up to her as a friend in college,” Jessica says, “so I decided to interview with Outsource.”

She initially met with the company’s President, Steve Ebenhack, before being introduced to Matt Lechner, Sam Jarvis, and CEO John Lowell. She was offered a position as a Recruiter and started with Outsource a week after graduation. “I decided to take the position because I really liked the energy of the company, the vision everyone had for Outsource, and that I would be joining a company where I could immediately make a difference.”

As a Recruiter, Jessica excelled in the fast-paced nature of the job, where she learned how to talk with people about the industry. Within 3 months, Jessica was promoted to Account Manager, which allowed her to build her customer service skills and work directly with clients. “In my first year as an Account Manager, I came in early and worked late most nights. It was definitely a commitment, but also a lot of fun. In fact, I found it not only very rewarding financially, but I was also able to build relationships with our clients and help them grow their business.”

In her new position, she was also given the opportunity to train new Outsource employees and develop new Recruiters. “It was the best of both worlds,” Jessica says, “because I was building a client base and I was able to show new people the ropes, just as I had learned them.”

Before long, she was asked by Steve and Sam if she would be interested in taking over as Territory Manager, in charge of Los Angeles and San Diego. She would oversee five (5) salespeople who, up to this point, had been her peers. “It was a very daunting challenge, but I was open to it and John, Steve, and Sam were excellent mentors.”

Phoenix was soon added to her territory and, today, Jessica oversees Outsource’s entire Southwest Region. She says, “I love coming to work every day, the challenges that the position presents, and I learn something new every day. Working at Outsource promotes leadership development and stronger social skills in life and I truly believe that it has shaped me into the person I am today: confident and decisive.”

She adds a personal message for those interested in a career with Outsource, “Some of the best things about working with Outsource are the true opportunity for personal and financial growth, an instant comradery with your peers, and feeling like you are an important part of something much bigger than yourself. I would encourage those who seek challenge, success, and a fulfilling career to consider taking a position with Outsource. I’ve seen it grow before my eyes, and am fortunate, like many others, to play a large role in it. In order to continue that growth, my team and I are always looking for the best talent out there who is ready to dive into a career with Outsource.”

When Jessica isn’t training, coaching, and team building at Outsource, she enjoys going to the beach, hiking, traveling, visiting with family, dancing, and snowboarding Big Bear and Mammoth Mountains.

If you could go on a road trip with anyone (dead or alive) anywhere, who would you choose and where would you go?
I would love to hit the road with my girlfriends and do a cross country trip through the US. I’ve traveled through Europe, but it might be time to explore my own backyard!
If you could only eat three foods a day, what would they be?
Steak, Avocado and Mangos.
Favorite things to do away from the office?
I enjoy going back to my home town of Corona to visit with family, hanging out at the beach with friends and exploring new local restaurants in Los Angeles.
What is your favorite holiday and why?
Christmas is still the favorite holiday. There’s something about the season, decorations, food and family chaos that makes it a highly anticipated event each year.
Favorite High School Subject?
AP Psychology was probably the most interesting class. I was always fascinated with the ‘why’ in life and especially when it comes to people – this class brought a new scientific perspective to that.
Most hated Chore that you’re responsible for at home?
Believe it or not, my mom had my sister and me responsible for dusting and polishing each individual leaf on each and every fake plant she had placed around the house. There were probably over 20 plants and more than a hundred leaves on each. Do the math – it comes out to horrible Saturdays.