Darya Ilazarova has an Associates in Education and a Bachelors in ISO Psychology with a minor in Human Resources. Darya coordinates Merit’s social media activities, provides direct support to Fred Cohen and is responsible for sourcing candidates, coordinating interviews and editing and assessing resumes for potential placements. She always tries to expand on her knowledge within the recruiting and HR world while making positive connections with new people everyday. She possesses strong communication and writing skills and a heartwarming yet hardworking character. Darya’s personal interests include Kickboxing, Running, writing self-help articles for Thrive Global and exploring New York City. She believes that helping the world can come in many forms and in this case, being a recruiter and working within the HR world.