About Us

About Us

 Careers Inc. is a leading International Executive Search Firm

Careers Inc. was founded in 1970 and purchased by Ruth González, Carla Deyo and Clara Amiama from its current Chairman of the Board, Rupert R. Amy, in April 2008.

Since its establishment, Careers Inc. has built a strong foundation delivering world-class leaders that drive business innovation and success, which has been fundamental to maintaining long lasting partnerships with our clients throughout the years. Careers Inc. is dedicated to client satisfaction, personalizing each search to meet their specific recruiting needs.

We recruit the most qualified candidates for your organization; and we are confident in our ability to find and place the best talent. Our Executive Search process involves the use of direct sourcing and market research techniques to attract passive candidates in their respective Job Markets within the US, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, as well as the use of our active recruiting database. Our value added approach is that we manage US and international assignments through our Consultants that are experts in their practice areas. We have achieved geographical talent mobility by successfully placing talents within companies worldwide. In addition, Puerto Rico offers a vast pool of bi-lingual, talented, university educated professionals, with outstanding job experiences from different multinational, as well as local industries, and the ability to work successfully in a bi-cultural environment. We also strive to attract highly skilled professionals working abroad, ready to transcend locally, thus positively fueling our knowledge-based local economy.


Partners

Ruth González

Ruth González

Ruth González Méndez is President and Partner at Careers, Inc. Ruth also oversees the Manufacturing, Operations Management, Engineering, Science & Technology, Development & Construction, and Insurance Group in our company, which is responsible for the recruiting of all executive, management and technical positions within those sectors. Prior to joining Careers Inc. on November 1993, Ruth was Senior Consultant at Executive Search Associates. Preceding this experience in Executive Recruiting, González commenced her career within the highly competitive world of investment banking, where she worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Ruth has a degree in Accounting from New York University and is certified as a Personnel Administrator from the Advanced Business School of Personnel Administration. She is also a designated Certified Personnel Consultant by the National Association of Personnel Services. On November 1997, González became a Partner at Careers Inc. and in April 2008, President / Owner of the company. Ruth is a member of the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association (PRMA), the Society for Human Resources Management, Puerto Rico Manufacturing Chamber of Commerce, and is an active collaborator with MDA and other Non-Profit organizations.
Rupert R. Amy

Rupert R. Amy

Rupert R. Amy is Chairman of the Board of Careers Inc. and Career Transitions Inc. Rupert has over 40 years of experience in Management, Marketing and Public Relations, having worked with the Economic Development Administration (Fomento) as a Marketing Director, and the Tourism Development Company as Special Assistant to the Executive Director. Rupert was also a Marketing Consultant with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., and Sales & Marketing Vice President of Palmas del Mar Resort in Humacao. Before joining Careers Inc. in 1988, he spent ten years as General Manager of Public Relations Group Inc., one of the leading the public relations firms at the time. Rupert Amy has an MBA in Marketing from the University of Florida, and has a degree in Management and Economics from the University of Puerto Rico. He is past President of the Sales and Marketing Executives Association of San Juan and served for eight years on the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce. He is a former member of the Executive Committee of United Way of Puerto Rico and of the Board of Trustees of St. John’s School. He is an accredited Public Relations Professional, certified by the Public Relations Society of America.
Carla Deyo

Carla Deyo

Carla Deyo is Senior Vice President and Partner at Careers Inc. Carla also oversees the Sales & Marketing Group in our company, which is responsible for the recruiting of all Marketing and Sales positions, across all industries, including Retail and Hospitality; as well as the non-profit sector. Carla developed her recruiting skills with Careers Inc. when she joined our firm in 1979, progressing to her current position as Sr. VP & Partner. Carla is a member of the Sales & Marketing Executives Association of San Juan, the Society for Human Resources Management, and for the past 16 years, a member of the Advisory Board of the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Puerto Rico (MDA). Carla attended the University of Puerto Rico, majoring in English. She is one of the first four professionals in Puerto Rico designated as a Certified Personnel Consultant, by the National Association of Personnel Services. On November 1997, Deyo became a Partner in Careers Inc. and in April 2008, Senior Vice President / Owner.
Clara Amiama

Clara Amiama

Ms. Clara Amiama is Vice President, Senior Consultant and Partner at Careers Inc. Clara also supervises the Financial, Banking and Information Systems Group in our company, which is responsible for recruiting all executive, management, technical and entry-level positions in those disciplines, in addition to those in the Legal profession. Prior to her joining Careers Inc. in 1995, Clara worked for two years as a Recruiting Consultant within a multinational recruiting firm. Preceding her Executive Recruiting experience, Amiama worked for several years at Procter & Gamble, where she earned several promotions including being the first woman in Latin America to become a District Field Representative. In addition, she worked in the Advertising and Marketing Research fields with the advertising agency Jay Walter Thompson Puerto Rico. Clara has a degree in Advertising and Latin American Studies from the University of Florida. In February 1998, Clara was invited to become a Partner in Careers, Inc. and in April 2008, Vice President / Owner.

Our Team

Flavia Aguilera, CPC; Assistant Vice President

Flavia Aguilera, CPC; Assistant Vice President

Areas of Specialty

  • Human Resources
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Telecommunications
  • Automotive
  • Reatil & Hospitality
  • Consumer Goods
  • Education

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Vice President, Careers, Inc. (12 yrs.)
  • Country Manager, UPS Supply Chain Solutions
  • Caribbean Business Development Manager, UPS
  • Sales Manager, Fritz Companies

Educational Background

  • BBA in Management

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC)
  • Harvard Negotiation Project Certificate
  • DiSC Certified Trainer
  • Targeted Selection
  • Strategic Management
  • International Commerce
Ilia Cordero, CPC; Recruiting Director

Ilia Cordero, CPC; Recruiting Director

Areas of Specialty

  • Manufacturing
  • Science & Technology
  • Research & Development
  • Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Quality & Regulatory Affairs
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Construction & Development
  • Architecture
  • Insurance & Healthcare

Professional Experience

  • Recruiting Director, Careers, Inc. (14 yrs.)
  • Associate Director Metro Region of PR Manufacture Association
  • Recruiter Specialist, American International
  • Incentive Program Leader, Banco Santander

Educational Background

  • MBA in Human Resources Management
  • BBA in Management

Professional Certifications

  • Certified as Targeted Selection Trainer
  • Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC)
  • Harvard Negotiation Project Certificate
  • DiSC Certified Trainer
Rima C. Murray, CPC; Recruiting Manager

Rima C. Murray, CPC; Recruiting Manager


Areas of Specialty

  • Manufacturing
  • Science & Technology
  • Research & Development
  • Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Quality & Regulatory Affairs
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Construction & Development
  • Architecture
  • Insurance & Healthcare


Professional Experience

  • Recruiting Manager, Careers, Inc. (10 yrs.)
  • Executive Recruiter, Careers, Inc.
  • Outplacement Coordinator, Career Transitions Inc.

Educational Background

  • MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • BA in Psychology

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC)
  • Harvard Negotiation Project Certificate
  • DiSC Certified Trainer
Jeslin Ramos, Senior Executive Recruiter

Jeslin Ramos, Senior Executive Recruiter

Areas of Specialty

  • Manufacturing
  • Science & Technology
  • Research & Development
  • Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Quality & Regulatory Affairs
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Health & Safely
  • Construction & Development
  • Architecture
  • Insurance & Healthcare

Professional Experience

  • Senior Executive Recruiter, Careers, Inc.(10 yrs.)
  • Own Business, New Era, Inc.
  • Recruiter, Careers, Inc.

Educational Background

  • BBA in Marketing

Professional Certifications

  • Harvard Negotiation Project Certificate
Maité Farrant, Executive Recruiter

Maité Farrant, Executive Recruiter

Areas of Specialty

  • Manufacturing
  • Science & Technology
  • Research & Development
  • Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Quality & Regulatory Affairs
  • Engineering & EHS
  • Construction & Development
  • Architecture
  • Insurance & Healthcare

Professional Experience

  • Recruiter, Careers, Inc. (5 yrs.)                     
  • Office Manager, Careers, Inc.
  • Operations Manager, Centro Familiar El Rhema, Argentina (non-profit organization)
  • Recruiter, Careers, Inc.

Educational Background

  • MBA in Human Resources
  • BBA in Industrial Management
Nydia Y. Pagán, Senior Executive Recruiter

Nydia Y. Pagán, Senior Executive Recruiter

Areas of Specialty

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Banking
  • Information Technology Systems
  • Legal

Professional Experience

  • Senior Executive Recruiter, Careers, Inc. (10 yrs.)
  • Benefits Administration, Housing Dept. of Puerto Rico

Educational Background

  • PhD in Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • MBA in Human Resources Management
  • BBA in Management

Professional Certifications

  • Harvard Negotiation Project Certificate
Sol M. Cortijo, Senior Executive Recruiter

Sol M. Cortijo, Senior Executive Recruiter

Areas of Specialty

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Banking
  • Information Technology Systems
  • Legal

Professional Experience

  • Senior Executive Recruiter, Careers, Inc. (10 yrs.)
  • HR Assistant, Glaxo SmithKline
  • HR Assistant, HUMANA Health Plan

Educational Background

  • BBA in Human Resources
Carla Sofía Ortega, Recruiter

Carla Sofía Ortega, Recruiter

Areas of Specialty

  • Human Resources
  • Administrative
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Advertising
  • Customer Service
  • Public Relations
  • Communications
  • Non-Profits

Professional Experience

  • Recruiter, Careers Inc.
  • Strategic Planning, Fundación Chana y Samuel Levis
  • Learning & Development Intern, Boys and Girls Club of Puerto Rico
  • Legal Assistant, Rodriguez Fernandez Law Offices
  • Human Resources Intern, Glenmede

Educational Background

  • PhD in Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • BA in Psychology
Catiana I. Ibarra; Recruiter

Catiana I. Ibarra; Recruiter

Areas of Specialty

  • Manufacturing
  • Science & Technology
  • Research & Development
  • Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Quality & Regulatory Affairs
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Construction & Development
  • Architecture
  • Insurance & Healthcare

Professional Experience

  • Recruiter, Careers Inc.
  • Human Resources and Purchase Manager, Farmacia Ibarra
  • Industrial/Organizational Psycology Intern, Toyota de Puerto Rico
  • Manager in Waiting, Champs Sports Inc.

Educational Background

  • PHD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (inprogress)
  • MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • BA in Management with a minor in Enterpreneurship

Professional Certifications

  • Complete Certification Human Resources, Business Administration and Labor Law
  • Compensation and Benefits Certificate

Our Administrative Team

Blankie Hernández

Blankie Hernández

Professional Experience
  • VP Administration, Careers Inc. (30 yrs.)
  • Executive Secretary, SEFCO International
Educational Background
  • Degree in Office Systems
Gretchen Seda

Gretchen Seda

Professional Experience
  • Administrative Assistant, Careers Inc. (20 yrs.)
  • Receptionist, Arthur Anderson
Educational Background
  • BS in Office Systems
Jorge Pizarro

Jorge Pizarro

Professional Experience
  • IT Coordinator, Careers Inc. (5 yrs.)
  • IT Manager, Kryonix
  • System Administrator, Professional Research
Educational Background
  • BBA in Computer Information Systems
Viviana Margarida; Office Manager

Viviana Margarida; Office Manager

Professional Experience

  • Office Manager, Careers Inc.
  • Sales Representative, La Boutique Du Vin

Educational Background

  • M.A. Translation, Interpretation & Intercultural Mediation
  • B.A. Modern Languages