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Karina Figueira


Role and Company

HR Manager, Marriott International


10 years experience in service industry & retail


Oxon Hill, MD

About Karina

Karina Figueira joined Gaylord National in December 2014 as STAR Relations Manager. In this role, Karina will also be responsible for the recruitment process for the hotel and partnering with Aon Hewitt and three other HR Stars. Prior to joining Marriott, Karina worked for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts for almost 7 years in the DC Metro Area and in the retail and technology sectors in both the US and Brazil, where she is from. She brings to our team experience in recruitment and selection and is a HR generalist. Karina holds a PHR certification and is scheduled to graduate with a Master of Science in HR Development in May 2015. In her personal time Karina enjoys her country life in La Plata, coffee, anything Pinterest (how can you resist?)a, reading, trails and the beach/pool when the weather permits.

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Karina's Recent Answers

4 years ago

How do I find the right Electrical apprenticeship? Does anyone know of any good ones in GA or MD?

Keil, I would recommend you start at Local 26 in the MD area. The website above is...

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5 years ago

How should I respond to the Salary Requirement question on a job application?

Michael, I would use or similar sites to have an idea of what the salary range is where...

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5 years ago

How to keep advancing?

Allan, where do you work/what industry and what role? Most large organizations have a career development plan and a ...

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5 years ago

Transitioning shortly. Do you have recommendations on military friendly employers in the Fort Worth area?

David, I would recommend you explore the hospitality industry. I am now with Marriott and I know hotels always have...

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