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Corporate Recruiters

Our recruiting team helps with recruitment branding, recruitment leadership, and the staffing of our corporate offices, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants.

Marcy Hamrick

Marcy Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition

Duties: Provide leadership to the recruiting team, which helps staff the more than 200,000 positions in our stores, corporate offices, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants.

Started at Publix: 2012

Past lives: Manager of instructional design, senior instructional designer/project manager, manager of leadership and organizational development, education specialist, onboarding coordinator, non-tenure-earning faculty member

Favorites: Spending time with my family, coffee, dark chocolate, laughing

Hobbies: Uno and other games on family game night, watching movies, traveling when possible

Best part of working for Publix: The opportunity to learn and develop.

Best part of my role here: Working with wonderful people who seek ways to serve our customers by finding the best candidates to fulfill our mission with a servant heart.

Tip for job candidates: Stay positive; resist negativity in your job search.


Christina Talent Acquisition Consultant

Duties: Recommend, develop, and execute talent acquisition strategy to obtain top-quality talent for Publix.

Started at Publix: 2010

Past lives: Events coordinator, project manager, account director, employment branding specialist

Favorites: The show Chopped, trampolines, sweets

Hobbies: Traveling the globe, dancing and performing, home renovations

Best part of working for Publix: The people, the reputation, the community outreach initiatives; and working in an environment that encourages hard-work and passion.

Best part of my role here: Working collaboratively with a variety of Publix teams and leaders, and having a near-endless opportunity to learn about Publix business operations.

Tip for job candidates: Ask family and friends to review your resume and cover letter. Practice answering interview questions with them using the STAR technique (situation, task, action, result), using concrete examples of your past experiences and results.

Gina Hunt

Gina Manager of Support Staffing

Duties: Provide leadership to the support staffing team, which helps staff our corporate offices, distribution centers, manufacturing plants and our retail and hospital pharmacies.

Started at Publix: 2017

Past lives: Talent Acquisition Consultant, Corporate Recruiter, Human Resources Specialist

Favorites: Family and friends, beach, mountains, travel and shopping

Hobbies: Fishing, camping, hiking, and DIY projects

Best part of working for Publix: The endless opportunities for growth and development.

Best part of my role here: The opportunity to learn, grow and develop strong relationships with Publix business areas, leaders and associates.

Tip for job candidates: Do a little research before applying! Understanding more about the company and position helps determine if it is the right job for you.

Paul Despinosse

Paul Talent Acquisition Consultant

Duties: Create strategies to help staff support positions in our corporate offices with a primary focus on marketing, finance, accounting and business analytics roles.

Started at Publix: 2019

Past lives: Supervisor of Human Resources / Talent Acquisition, Corporate IT Recruiter, Employer Development / Career Placement Specialist, Senior IT Recruiter / Director, Talent Acquisition, Recruiting / Branch Manager

Favorites: Family time, suspense and action thriller movies, Gulf Coast Beaches, outlets and malls

Hobbies: DIY projects, camping, shopping and traveling

Best part of working for Publix: Endless growth opportunities, strong brand recognition, dynamic culture and the ability to work with some of the best professionals in the industry.

Best part of my role here: Ability to enhance the overall candidate’s experience and positively impact the organization with each placement while significantly changing lives along the way.

Tip for job candidates: Interviewing can be nerve-racking for anyone so try to relax and be yourself. Trust in your qualifications and always be prepared to effectively articulate your experience and why you feel you are the right candidate for the role and organization. Remember that first impressions matter in the interview process.