Girls In Charge: Jobbing with Jas
Meeting professional, business savvy women is always a plus and its a super plus when they have a big spirit with a super positive attitude and outlook on life. A few months ago I had the pleasure of meeting Jasmin Forts, as she was a guest on my #MommiesInBusiness panel in Atlanta, Georgia. Jasmin gave great advice, interesting perspectives, & her contagious energy kept everyone in attendance eager to hear more. Jasmin is the true definition of Corporate Leader, Livelihood Enthusiast, & Career Consultant. Read more about Jasmin below and be sure to connect with her, she's definitely a Girl In Charge!!
Name: Jasmin Forts
Job Title/Position: Director, Talent Acquisition
Education: MBA- HRM
How did you break into your industry or get started? I started as a Part- time HR assistant with Cobb Co. Govt
What or who is your inspiration? My children and my husband. Also my mantra is; if you want to go fast; go alone. If you want to go far; go together.
What has been the hardest part of what it is you do? Helping people understand they have to put the work into landing their dream – I only help with the process.
What has been your biggest achievement thus far? Keeping a sane mind and clear head while raising my kids, loving my husband, staying fly, and running a business and career.
What advice would you give to someone trying to get his or her foot in the door?
Ask yourself “why?” you want this. If you always come back to your “why” it will keep you motivated even when things aren’t going your way.
What projects are you working on (that you can share)? A few guest speaking spots- one in NYC and another one in ATL. Also, adding a few more virtual coaching modules.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? I have no idea … alive, healthy, and loving my family.