Gisela is originally from Porto in Portugal and holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a master's in Clinical Psychology. She has always worked in HR and spent almost ten years working for the same company before deciding to make a big lifestyle change, leading her to Malta at the start of 2016. She joined the Connections family shortly after arriving in Malta and finds herself excited for work each day, holding a genuine passion for recruitment. When we opened SpotOn Portugal at the start of 2017, Gisela moved back to her native country to help set up our new office and has a self-professed love of the work environment at SpotOn. In her free time, she likes to be out of the house as much as possible, spending time with friends and family, going to the beach, and travelling as much as possible, both in Portugal and overseas.
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Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
Born in Botswana, Blue moved to Malta at an early age and has spent most of her life living here. She considers herself a local and loves the familiarity and charm of the Mediterranean island. Blue started at SpotOn Connections in April 2017 as a Trainee Recruiter, drawn by the international focus of the company. Since then, she has found her focus as an IT Recruitment Consultant. Possessing a fierce sense of competition, Blue is a great lover of board games, and won’t back down from a challenge.
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Katarzyna is originally from Poland where she studied Finance to Bachelor's level, followed by post graduate studies in Banking. During her studies she undertook an internship in a recruitment agency which led to the realisation that she wanted to develop her career in this area, favouring human interaction and communication over numbers. Katarzyna has a varied background, covering customer support, sales, and even working as a lifeguard, but she moved to Portugal to study a Master's Degree in HR Management at NOVA SBE in Lisbon which is what led her to SpotOn Connections in June 2017. She has enjoyed playing sports her whole life and focuses mainly on the gym right now, but she also has strong interests in photography, travelling, learning languages, and interacting with new cultures. At the end of April 2018, Katarzyna became a mum, and has since then been raising her son.
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Ines is originally from Portugal where she studied Hotel Management to degree level. She has always wanted to be involved in international experiences and deal with different cultures which is what first attracted her to SpotOn Connections, working internationally to help people find jobs across Europe. Before joining SpotOn she worked in several international environments and comes with experience of recruitment in the hospitality industry. Ines joined Spot On connections in August 2017. She is currently writing a Master thesis on Talent Retention, combining her studies and work seamlessly. Ines has a great love of pandas and travelling, and likes to try new food and work out every week. Her most recent love is photography and she now carries a Polaroid camera with her so that she can instantly capture memories of friends and family and take them with her.
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IT Recruitment Consultant
Margarida joined SpotOn Connections in April 2018. Before that she was a Clinical Psychologist and Researcher and worked in the Finance industry as well. She is from Portugal and has a Master’s in Psychology from Lisbon University and a Master’s in HR Management from the ISCTE in Lisbon. Margarida loves to travel and explore new beach spots. She is also an avid Geocacher and loves experimenting with different cocktails.
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Esther started working for SpotOn Connections in July 2018 and brought with her experience as a customer service agent as well as online content moderation, and of course, her energetic personality. From lovely Spain, Esther has a bachelor’s in Social Work as well as a master’s degree in Human Resources, specializing in the management, organisation and planning of talent. Although she had originally been planning to stay in Malta for 3 months, Esther fell in love with the island, and 4 years later, she is still here.
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Wiktor joined SpotOn Connections in April 2019, as an intern. Since then, he has completed his training and became a fully fledged Trainee Recruiter. In October 2018, he graduated with a Master’s in Management and Business Administration and a Bachelor’s in English Business Language in Poland, his home country. While there he worked as an Accounting Specialist and then worked in Italy as an Entertainer, and eventually in the Czech Republic, where he got his first taste of the Recruitment Industry. Wiktor has been a professional dancer for 10 years and took part in many national and international competitions and championships. He loves foreign languages and speaks Polish, English, Italian, German and Spanish.
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Carla joined SpotOn Connections in September 2019 and carries with her a whole list of skills, ranging from international relations to psychology. Originally from Catania, Sicily, Carla moved to Bologna to study international relations, but soon took a liking to Occupational Psychology. This led her to do an internship in a recruitment agency and loved it so much she decided to make recruitment her life goal. She graduated with a Master’s in Occupational Psychology and wrote her thesis on self-empowerment in a university context. Carla enjoys social activities, talking to people, and filling her free time with as many activities as possible. She enjoys Crossfit, tasting new foods, reading and used to play the guitar as a stress-relief.
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Lucidio, from Portugal, joined Betting Connections in 2019 after spending 6 years as an International Coordinator bringing students from abroad to perform professional internships in Malta. He has a master’s degree in Management and he’s officially an accountant, despite numbers never really being his thing. He aims to be always the best among the best in whatever project he gets involved into. His biggest passion is to travel to unusual places. In fact, he has been to North Korea, Palestine, the Gaza Strip border with Israel, and even to the front gate of Area 51 (no, he didn’t see any UFO’s there) and he did all of that… while in a wheelchair. He has now moved to the SpotOn Connections team in Portugal.
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Jason joined SpotOn Connections’ Malta office in January 2020. From Kent, UK, Jason worked for 7 years as a Commercial Insurance Broker, before transition to Sales in Recruitment Advertising. After 2 years in that position, he decided to travel the world, and spent a year in Australia before moving to Gozo for a quieter and more relaxed lifestyle. As a football fan, he loves to go to a pub to watch a match.
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Before joining our SpotOn Malta Office in January 2020 as a Trainee Recruiter, Christiana worked as an LSE as well as a job coach with people with disabilities. She brings to her Recruiter role experience in the social sector, as well as her love for animals, and psychological thrillers. Originally from Gozo, Christiana graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology at the University of Malta and went on to get a Master of Science in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Queen’s University in Belfast.
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