Recruiting Success Stories

Recruiting Success Stories

This is a chance for community members to tell their success stories on “what’s working” on the inside at their company.

Are you proud of your work? Let’s talk about it.

Listen in on what our panelists have to say.

This event is part of the “Let’s Talk Recruiting” series where a panel of recruiting practitioners get together online and have a conversation on a variety of topics related to corporate recruiting.


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Our Panelists…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Barbara Marks Recruiting Atlanta Recruiting Manager (Contract) Kimco Services, LLC
DJ Cabeen Sr Recruiter - Team Lead Amazon
Pam Koenig Senior Recruiter Creative Circle
Sara Fatima TA Leaders Head of Global Talent Acquisition Verifone

Chat Messages from the Session…

10:01:56  >> Brooke Wheeler   to   All panelists : haha, maybe we are too hard on ourselves 🙂

10:02:12  >> Barbara Marks    to   All panelists : Probably  🙂

10:02:37  >> Brooke Wheeler   to   All panelists : Hi Barbara!

10:03:39  >> Barbara Marks    to   Brooke Wheeler and all panelists : Hello!   😉

10:10:04  >> Dhiraj Gupta : @DJ Cabeen – How do you manage internal competition for talent when sharing with other groups internally..Does talent sharing/ hires feed into metrics performance for recruiters?

10:10:31  >> Cheryl Hall : Hi, question for DJ- with the big increase in Diverse recruiting and the success you had, what was one of the first steps you took in achieving this?

10:14:06  >> Susan Landon   to   All panelists : Do you provide a referral bonus?

10:14:44  >> DJ Cabeen : Susan – Yes!

10:15:36  >> Natalya McCool   to   All panelists : What is a best practice to source diverse candidates?

10:16:06  >> Natalya McCool : What is a best practice to source diverse candidates? What does that looks like?

10:16:31  >> Saundra Ramsey : This was shared on the Slack Channel for some diversity.

10:17:00  >> Saundra Ramsey : Well it won’t let me cut and paste into the chat

10:18:42  >> Cheryl Hall : @DJ do you source mostly from LinkedIn or are their other social media platforms you spend time sourcing from?

10:19:20  >> DJ Cabeen : Cheryl – A lot of PR folks use Twitter so I use that and x-ray sourcing on google, bing, yahoo, etc

10:19:44  >> DJ Cabeen : On top of LinkedIn and Hiretual

10:20:18  >> Cheryl Hall : Thank you DJ

10:22:17  >> Khursheed Irani   to   All panelists : Love the stories where candidates turn into clients!

10:28:37  >> Shawn Watzka : Has anyone on the call have an employee referral program that didn’t offer a monetary reward?

10:28:52  >> Barbara Marks    to   All panelists : Extra PTO

10:33:14  >> Saundra Ramsey : No, but would love to see suggestions.

10:33:22  >> Cheryl Hall : @Shawn – I previously worked for a company that would give you points that you could then turn into dollars to give to a charity of your choice- you might still consider that a monetary award!?

10:35:01  >> Shawn Watzka : @Cheryl –  i like that idea .  thank you for sharing

10:35:44  >> Saundra Ramsey : Thanks Cheryl

10:41:19  >> Dhiraj Gupta : @Barbara you hit the nail in the head. Inclusion is key for success for D&I and future diversity talent pipeline. I am part of a leadership advisory team on ways to increase inclusion

10:55:13  >> Lance Hunsicker : So much great content in todays call.  Wonderful

10:55:25  >> Barbara Marks    to   All panelists : @Sara I couldn’t catch the LMS

10:56:22  >> Sara Fatima : Barbara – its Docebo

10:57:10  >> Dhiraj Gupta : Really great stories. Thank you so much @Sara @Barbara @Pam

Some of the attendees…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Delaina Piowaty Senior Manager of Talent Aquisition RWS Group
Alex Mimms Manager, Technical Recruiting Toast
Dan Baker Recruiting Manager Healthstat
Nicholas Steinberg Talent Acquisition Manager Bluebeam
Denise Ward Technical Recruiter Wunderlich-Malec Engineering
Laurie Meninno Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Lundbeck
Jenny Bastrom Senior Recruiter / Sourcing Specialist Washington State Department of Social and Health Services www.careers.wa.gov
Natalya McCool Senior Recruiter Berkeley Lab
Thom Macfarlane Senior Recruiter F5
Katherine Amato Senior Corporate Recruiter Guitar Center
Lance Hunsicker Lead Executive Recruiter Parsons Corporation
McKenzie Sutton Talent Acquisition Consultant Mammoth Distribution
Abby Dooley Recruiter Edifecs
Barbara Fasth Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner Menasha
Winnie Tu Intern Program Manager HCSS
Cheryl Hall Global Talent Acquisition Manager Analytic Partners
Sarah Schaefer Staffing Manager Fresenius Kabi USA
Maria Smithson Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Faithlife
Melayne Smith Talent Acquisition Specialist Washington State Employees Credit Union
Saundra Ramsey Recruiting Atlanta Recruiting Manager (Sr IT Talent Acquisition Business Partner) & Wahooligan Wahoo Fitness
Kristina Saunders Recruiting Boston Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition J. Jill
Katie Stevens Recruiting Chicago Director, Global Talent Acquisition GE Healthcare
Melea Powers Recruiting Dallas Talent Acquisition Sr. Manager Dell Technologies
Danyell Howell Recruiting DCBmore Hospice Recruiter (Contract) Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care
Mary Chandler Recruiting Denver Senior Technology Recruiter FIS
Beth Huber Recruiting Minneapolis Director Talent Acquisition Jamf
Marita Arevalo Recruiting Seattle Senior Healthcare Recruiter-Diversity Channels Aegis Living
Michelle Tomes Recruiting Seattle Recruiting Manager Snap! Raise
Tina Schmitt TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Kennedy Krieger Institute
Khursheed Irani TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Cprime, Inc
Brooke Wheeler TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition MerchantE
Jessica Wall TA Leaders Associate Director, Talent Acquisition: Recruitment and Supplier Partnerships SAGE Therapeutics
Stacey Foster TA Leaders Human Resource Director Real Floors
Jake Carstensen TA Leaders Senior Recruiter Redfin
Nancee Martin TA Leaders Managing Director, Corporate Recruiting AvAirPros
Daniella McDonald TA Leaders Manager, Talent Acquisition WorkCare, Inc.
Susan Landon TA Leaders Associate Vice President of Talent Acquisition Help USA
Lynda Whittemore TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Room and Board
Morgan Price TA Leaders Senior Vice President, Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Allied Universal
Dan Shortall TA Leaders Sr. Director of Strategic Staffing Global Conductor
Jessica Burgess TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition-North America WE Communications

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