Employee Spotlight

Lisa Williams
Recruiter
12 Years at EXCEL

What is an achievement you are proud of at EXCEL?

Finding creative ways to supply our clients with the manpower they need on a timely basis

What are three words to describe EXCEL?

Reliable, Supportive, Teamwork

What is your favorite part or project working at EXCEL?

Of course, the people I work with

How has EXCEL helped develop your career?

EXCEL has provided me with the tools, knowledge, and continued support to grow within the company further.

What drew you to EXCEL initially? And how has the company changed?

I started back in 1988 working in the transportation field and continued for 22 years. I was looking for a change, and a friend suggested becoming a recruiter, so I joined the excel team back in 2010. Regrettably, I left in 2018 for about a year but came back in 2020. Excel is a wonderful company to work for, and I sincerely hope to finish my career here.

What do you like most about EXCEL?

The continued support by management and our client, Shintech. My co-workers are an amazing group, and I continually meet new employees and hold them all in high regard.

What’s the best advice you can give to someone who just started their career?

Communication is the first thing that breaks down, and the last thing to get fixed; communication is the key to building lasting relationships.

What are your hopes for our industry?

Continue to grow and prosper

What is the best career lesson you’ve learned so far?

Patience

What is the toughest challenge you have had in your career? How did you overcome it?

Patience for sure! It took a couple of years to overcome the challenges of needing things yesterday.

What is something on your bucket list?

Go to Bali

What is your personal motto or mantra?

Like my husband always says, “slow is smooth, smooth is fast.”

What is your hidden talent?

I can seriously roller skate!


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