A partnership with a shared passion for work and life.
Jessica Charlsen and Jina Hwang Picarella, Ph.D. are co-founders and Co-CEO’s of Job Share Connect.
They are global job sharing and future of work thought leaders, consultants, advisors and speakers.
Leveraging their diverse expertise and shared vision, they are challenging the status quo of
how we work and live by standardizing job sharing as a flexibility solution.
Co-CEO, Chief Growth Officer
Jessica leads business development, strategic partnerships, and marketing strategy. She’s a longtime marketing professional with experience in both the corporate and ad agency worlds. Working as a steward of numerous national brands, she has a deep understanding of the need to balance a company’s efforts to grow while maintaining the economics that allow that company to function successfully day after day. She leverages this experience to help Job Share Connect’s talent pool and corporate clients find their own beneficial balance between employer productivity and talent’s flexibility needs. Her most demanding clients are her three children, luckily, her husband Adam helps manage them.
Jina Hwang Picarella, Ph.D.
Co-CEO, Chief People Officer
As Co-CEO and Chief People Officer, Jina oversees strategic talent management and leads job sharing and matching operations. She and her team partner with companies to maximize employee potential and performance for successful job share solutions and programs. Jina is an organizational psychologist and has experience working across multiple industries sectors. She has worked both internally and as a consultant with a wealth of expertise in organizational development and brings a full range of talent management capabilities, which include talent acquisition and retention, personnel selection and assessment, leadership development, succession planning, and diversity and inclusion. Her broad experience allows her to understand unique company needs and provide tailored solutions for job sharing and the future of work. Regardless of her significant professional accomplishments, she’s most proud of being the mother of young twins.
About Job Share Connect
Job Share Connect standardizes the job share sourcing, matching and on-boarding process for companies looking to recruit and retain top talent. Job sharing accesses untapped talent pools and provides the multigenerational workforce with the flexibility needed to integrate work and life, while still meeting or exceeding business productivity needs.
Job share partners share the role, responsibilities, hours and compensation of one full-time position. By incorporating job sharing as a flexibility option, businesses benefit from continual coverage and increased productivity, while talent is able to continue on their professional path without sacrificing their personal needs.
The match is crucial. To address these issues, Job Share Connect has a proprietary placement algorithm that matches talent. The Job Share Connect platform is the first of its kind in the United States. Job Share Connect is developing a job share matching, placement and on-boarding platform that will maximize job share success, taking the guesswork out and simplifying the process for wide adoption.
Empowering individuals to lead happier and more fulfilling lives by connecting with others to positively impact the family unit, their communities, and society as a whole.
To create mutually beneficial job share opportunities that promote work-life integration and help companies hire and retain top talent for the multi-generational workplace of the future.