MEGAN RINEHART

TEAM RECRUITER

Dreams: To find that sweet spot balance in life where I feel like I’m killing it at everything I do! I guess since I’m only human, it means I’ll have to settle for being a wonderful wife, mother, chef (yep, I said chef not cook because I’m fancy!), and overall genius. Oh, and professional at least 80% of the time. The 80/20 rule still means I’m killing it at life, right?

My Super Powers: I am extremely intuitive. This makes it almost effortless to understand the needs of others around me and meet those needs with patience and understanding. I also have “the gift of gab”. I’ve never met a stranger. My ability to find common ground, converse easily with anyone, and dazzle them with my wit & humor has opened a lot of doors for me. Plus humility, I mean that’s obvious, right?

How I am Human: I want to do it all, all the time – especially when it comes to work. I really love working. I run 100 mph daily. This means I burn the candle at both ends, so to speak. Sometimes, I need a good reminder to slow down, take a break, and just be. Having a newborn babe has forced me to be even more aware of this tendency and is helping me focus on making more time for family. It’s been a hard adjustment, but a good one.

Oh fine, my experience: I feel like if I want to be good at something, I can be. I say that because of my life choices my professional experience is all over the place. I was born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK. When I was 20 years old and wanted to move to the big, bad city of New York, I did. It’s a cliché, but if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. Living and working in a city like that can be the making of you both personally and professionally. It is the hardest thing I have ever done to this day and was like bootcamp for any future challenge I would face in the workforce. I worked there as a personal assistant for 5 years and had the time of my life! This meant I did more than eight different jobs, all hours of the day, and wore more hats at one time than anyone my age should have worn. From there I moved to South America for 1 year to volunteer as a sign-language teacher. I returned to Oklahoma and worked for an airline company. I travelled the world for several years before finally settling down in the oil & gas field and planting some roots. After many years negotiating contracts, buying and selling minerals, and digging up curative to clear clouds of title, I struck out on my own. I became the owner of a successful handcrafted bath and body company. I built a solid team that still lend their talents to its growth and success to this day.

What I do for Zephyr: I get to spend time understanding a company’s culture, goals, needs, and its members. I find out what they are looking for in a potential candidate, then apply all of my talents and energy to finding the right person to fit the role. I am just as committed to getting to know each qualified candidate on that level to determine if they are the right one to fill that role. I comb through hundreds of resumes and schedule countless meetings looking for the best of the best! No matter how long it takes, I never give up until I find them. My strong communication skills make me perfect for being the liaison between the two until the right match is made.

Why I picked Zephyr: All in all, what I know is people. I have been studying them my whole life. Between my natural instincts, extensive travel, and exposure to people of various cultures and backgrounds, I know what I am looking for as a small business owner myself. I know what it takes to contribute to the success of a business. It takes the right leader and a well-matched team. I have an eye for both, and so does Erin. I am thrilled I get to work for someone who is so committed to a positive work environment. Erin and Angela genuinely care, and it shows in everything Zephyr is about internally and externally in the support of its team and clients. I am so proud to be part of that team!

Why Zephyr chose Megan: After reading her bio, isn’t it obvious?