Each month, we recognize one Service Professional who has demonstrated a level of service that goes above and beyond job requirements. We are excited to announce Jim Ruiz (Pro ID: 40856) as November’s award winner.
We recently had the opportunity to speak with Jim about the Pro of the Month award and his experience as an OnForce Service Professional.
OF: Jim, you are being recognized as a standout in your field. What primary qualities do you think have contributed to your success?
JR: My Background includes Degree in Electronic – Computer Engineering, Certifications and 17 years plus experience, I believe that experience and education has contributed to my success.
OF: What are your initial thoughts on being selected as OnForce’s Pro of the Month?
JR: Feeling gratified. Thank you.
OF: We are certainly honored to have you as one of our awesome Professionals! What qualities do you feel contributed to your success in this current role?
JR: I believe in quality service within a reasonable amount of time contributed to my success in this role.
OF: What is one of the best things about being an independent Service Professional?
JR: One of the best things about being an independent service professional is making my own decisions and feeling accomplished.
OF: That’s great! What do you think is one of the hardest things about being an independent Service Professional?
JR: All the work that comes with owning your own business is one of the hardest things.
OF: Very true. What do you think motivated you to enter the workforce as an independent service professional versus taking more of a traditional career path?
JR: I actually did take the traditional career path but when the economy was slow and jobs were few, I decided to take things into my own hands and haven’t looked back.
OF: Aside from becoming our Pro of the Month, do you have any other awards, honors or certifications you’d like to share?
JR: In 2012 I won a Best of OnForce award, and I also have CompTia A+, Network, Microsoft and HP certifications.
OF: Do you happen to have any words of wisdom for Professionals who may be starting out in the independent workforce?
JR: Be determined, gain experience and always improve your skills to build your client base.
OF: Are there any shout-outs you’d like to make or additional comments you’d like to add?
JR: In my opinion no other platform compares to OnForce which is always professional and looking to making improvements.
Thank you for the kind words, Jim, and we thank you for all your hard work and congratulations on being our November Pro of the Month!
Read more about Jim and view a complete list of our previous Pro of the Month winner at OnForce.com. Be sure to check back next month to find out who snagged the Pro of the Month title in December!
About the Pro of the Month Awards
The OnForce Pro of the Month program recognizes select members of the OnForce Field Services independent workforce who consistently deliver high quality service. Recipients of this award have demonstrated a level of dedication that goes above and beyond job requirements. As a member of the OnForce Field Services talent community, these service professionals have been identified as a standout performer in the field.