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Christiane Mayer Portugal

Senior Recruiter

Introducing Christiane, a remarkable member of the Job Squad team who brings a unique perspective and a genuine passion for connecting people with their ideal job opportunities. Hailing from a small village in Austria, Christiane now resides in the beautiful coastal town of Charneca de Caparica, Portugal. Her journey as a recruiter began in June 2021 when she started working in Portugal, and she joined the Job Squad family in January 2022.

When asked about her favorite aspect of being a recruiter, Christiane's eyes light up with excitement. She has always had a natural inclination towards engaging in conversations and listening to people's stories. Guided by a sincere desire to help, Christiane finds joy in understanding what candidates want and collaborating with them to find their perfect job or destination. The opportunity to connect with individuals and be a part of their journey brings her immense satisfaction.

For Christiane, moving abroad was driven by a deep-rooted sense of wanderlust and a thirst for new experiences. She has lived in multiple places across four countries, embarking on a journey of exploration and self-discovery. For the past four years, she has embraced a nomadic lifestyle, living full-time in her van with her two beloved dogs. The freedom and adventure that come with this lifestyle have allowed her to fully immerse herself in the places she visits.

While many may focus on the number of places Christiane has visited or lived in, she cherishes the quality of life that each place offers. It is not merely about the destinations themselves but the unique experiences, connections, and personal growth that accompany them.

During her free time, Christiane indulges in activities that bring her joy and fulfillment. She dedicates herself to honing her surfing skills and strumming the ukulele, immersing herself in the beauty of the natural surroundings. Additionally, she cherishes every moment spent with her beloved canine companions, ensuring they are always a part of her adventures. Christiane also has a compassionate side, actively feeding the street dogs in Portugal and devoting time to writing captivating stories.

There is something special about Christiane that sets her apart—she has been diligently working on a book for the past two years. While it remains uncertain whether she will ever publish it, the creative process and the cathartic nature of writing hold great significance for her.

When asked about the advice she imparts to those venturing abroad, Christiane emphasizes the importance of trusting oneself and forging one's own path. She encourages individuals to take control of their lives and embrace the opportunities that come their way. Having navigated her own unique journey, she understands the significance of self-belief and the empowering nature of taking charge of one's destiny.

In conclusion, Christiane's zest for life and dedication to helping others shine through in her role as a recruiter. Her nomadic spirit and unwavering passion for exploration have enriched her perspective and enabled her to connect with candidates on a deeper level. With her guidance and infectious enthusiasm, Christiane embodies the spirit of adventure and encourages others to embrace their own journey, reminding them that their lives are ultimately in their own hands.