A Day In The Life: Karissa Parker

Ever wonder who is working behind the computer for Jackrabbit? We promise, we’re real! This series will introduce folks at Jackrabbit and share a little more about our team than you may see on our website.

Hometown – Somewhere between Charlotte, NC and Forest City, NC
Current city – Forest City, NC – Small Town Friendly
Started at Jackrabbit – 2005
Job title – Sales Manager

Best compliment you have received? – A friend recently told me that I was very driven, when I want something I get it and I do it independently.

What do you feel most proud of? – Accidentally graduating college early. Stay in school kids, real life is not all it is cracked up to be.

What is your favorite music? – I really like ALMOST everything…even the circus music my hairdresser was playing yesterday!

If you could only keep 5 possessions, what would they be? – Pictures, iPhone and the engagement ring I am waiting ever so patiently on….

Why did you choose this profession? – I love helping people. This allows me to help people find a solution to an area they need help in and make their lives easier and give them the ability to spend their time on what they truly love!

What’s your strongest personal quality? – Listening and being compassionate to peoples needs

What is a skill you’d like to learn and why? – Website development! I just started a class on it this week. I have always had an interest in it and I am excited to start this new adventure!

What is your perfect pizza? – Ham, pineapple and bacon with white sauce – yum!

What question do you hate to answer? – Any that where I have to describe myself (so almost all of these!) Haha

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why? Greece for sure! I had a college friend from there and ever since I have wanted to visit. It is such a beautiful place! Who wouldn’t want to visit Mykonos?

How do you spend your free time? Crafting…which has turned itself in to a side business and hiking during leaf peeping season!

 

A little more about Karissa…

Karissa graduated from UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing in 2005. She has since worked in retail management and has several years of sales and customer service experience.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places, doing new things and just being outside!

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