Since looking for a job is on many people’s minds these days, I thought it would be fun to interview Jane Groner. Jane specializes in helping people find jobs. Jane Groner is the CEO of Pacific Placement Group, Inc located in San Francisco.
What exactly do you do?
I am the CEO of Pacific Placement Group, a full service boutique staffing agency in San Francisco. We have been in business since 1982 and place both Temporary and direct–hire administrative staffing at all levels. We strive to counsel people, help them with resumes and work with top companies. Many are venture capital firms, private equity firms, technology and biotech industries. We feel we provide an invaluable service to our clients as we screen and test our candidates and try to find people that will be good fits for the corporate culture of their company and who will add value. We are a “woman certified” company and represent companies in the Bay Area with most clients being in SF or the Peninsula. My staff is extremely professional and I have a Master’s Degree in Counseling, which has come in handy in helping applicants find jobs thru our services or on their own.
What is your favorite restaurant in the Bay Area?
Aqua in San Francisco.
Where is your favorite place to shop for clothing?
The Little Black Dress in Tiburon…have great unusual things and Caroline the owner is great at helping one dress. Must go by appointment as Caroline keeps the door locked… strange but has wonderful things… from head to toe
What do you love most about the Bay Area?
I love the beautiful outdoors..live for good weather and being able to bike and hike
Favorite place to hike or bike? Hike Mt Tam and bike a lot to Tiburon, sometimes, Mill Valley to Corte Madera, to Larkspur and back thru Tiburon..all road biking
Favorite place to take your dog?
I take my dog Harry on hikes all over Marin..he loves it..but gets pretty covered with leaves and dirt..as he is a white cotton and his coat is like Velcro.
Favorite independent bookstore in the Bay Area?
Best place for coffee?
Tully’s but often go to Starbucks as it is close by.
Anything else you would like to share with our readers?
We are a very privileged group of people to live in Paradise, have beauty surrounding us everywhere we go and we must take care of ourselves and our environment and vow to make this a kinder world for all.
Jane’s story about her dog Harry reminded me of one of my favorite children’s books Harry the Dirty Dog. 😉
- Buckeye Roadhouse in Mill Valley
- Time to Relax