Sofia Alicastro on what retains her at HealthSherpa, recommendation for job seekers who need to be a part of our group, and her private ardour for movie


Right here at HealthSherpa, we strongly consider in creating inclusive and equitable areas, which construct belief, respect and a way of belonging which can be crucial to our tradition and work. We’re dedicated to constructing a group that represents the individuals who use our merchandise, as we all know that it will advance our mission of creating healthcare inexpensive to those that want it. 

We’re excited to characteristic our colleagues and listen to extra about their experiences at HealthSherpa, from their first touchpoints all the best way as much as their tenure and progress on the group. For this subsequent publish, we spoke with Sofia Alicastro, Affiliate Recruiter, who shares her perspective on our recruitment course of, recommendation for potential candidates and job seekers, and what she’s keen about each out and in of her work.


    1. We care about attending to know you. After I join with potential candidates, I’m genuinely concerned about studying about your story, and what you’re searching for in your subsequent position or part in your profession.
    2. Prep. I like to recommend making ready for interviews utilizing the STAR technique (Scenario, Activity, Motion, and Consequence) when sharing your experiences. I additionally encourage people to deliver a number of of their very own questions as properly!
    3. Interviews are conversations. You’re attending to know us as a lot as we’re attending to know you. We try to create an area the place candidates really feel comfy sharing their lived expertise and really feel empowered to ask us questions. What are YOU inquisitive about?


Listed below are a number of qualities that I believe are conducive to a optimistic expertise in our office:

  • Communication.
  • Collaboration.
  • Willingness to be taught.
  • Flexibility.
  • Compassion.


Mission-driven. Human. Impactful.


The folks! What strikes me most in regards to the employees right here is how dedicated all of us are to the mission of bringing complete, high quality, inexpensive healthcare to everybody within the U.S., and specifically to low-income, uninsured, and underserved communities. It’s clear to me that the group is invested in doing our half to make healthcare a bit extra accessible and I’m motivated by the various moments of pleasure right here at HealthSherpa that helps domesticate a way of connectedness and neighborhood – whilst we’re working remotely!


My background earlier than HealthSherpa is in artist growth, movie festivals and occasions, and funding unbiased movie. I’ve a deep and endlessly love of cinema. That being mentioned, I’m not elitist in my love of movie; I’ll watch trashy made-for-TV-movies (not going to call names however IYKYK) plus no matter received the Palm D’Or at Cannes. Movie is a present!

Amongst many issues, the pandemic proved, but once more, the ability of artwork and the way we flip to tales for consolation and inspiration throughout extremely difficult instances. The 2 most up-to-date movies that I watched in a theater and extremely advocate to people are The Daniels’ The whole lot All over the place All at As soon as (a poignant, heart-felt, action-packed, kooky, completely BANANAS movie), and Sara Dosa’s Hearth of Love (a superb documentary a few Volcanologist couple and their timeless love of all issues lava/earth/science, narrated by Miranda July)!



Wish to work with Sofia and the remainder of our phenomenal group? Click on right here to discover present openings and listen to from extra teammates at HealthSherpa!


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