Employee Relations Coordinator
Esther is the Employee Relations Coordinator for Atlas Staffing in Yakima. She is responsible for greeting visitors, performing COVID-19 health screenings, answering all incoming calls, and assisting other Atlas Staffing team members as needed. Esther is great at working effectively with many different people and she enjoys the positive energy everyone brings to the Atlas Staffing team. Her long-term goal is to grow her career with Atlas Staffing and eventually become a recruiter.
Esther received her GED after leaving high school early to help her parents pay their medical bills. She eventually graduated from beauty school and became a manager for Sally Beauty Supply for more than 10 years. She has also worked as a Manager at Victoria Secret, a Financial Planner for Everest College, and started her own business making custom cakes for all occasions. Esther’s career ambitions were put on hold when she was diagnosed with colon cancer and underwent two years of treatment. Now cancer free, she’s excited to be part of the Atlas team and looks forward to growing her career in the staffing industry.
Get To Know Esther
When you were 5 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a Veterinarian.
What was your first job?
My first job was at the age of 14. I was a cook at a Mexican restaurant called El Ranchito in Zillah, WA.
What’s your favorite quote?
“When you focus on the good, the good gets better!” – Abraham Hicks
What’s your spirit animal and why?
A horse. Horses are a free driving, thriving force!
What’s a fun fact nobody would’ve guessed about you?
I’m a CrossFit junky.