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 Recruiting LA Recruiter Amazon
Pam Koenig Recruiting NYC Recruiter Creative Circle
Sara Fatima Recruiting Atlanta Talent Acquisition Leader 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
Saundra Ramsey Recruiting Atlanta Talent Acquisition Business Partner hiring all levels of Technology Wahoo Fitness
Stacey Foster Recruiting Atlanta Human Resource Director Real Floors
Dan Baker Recruiting Atlanta Senior Corporate Recruiter Healthstat
Kristina Saunders Recruiting Boston Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition J. Jill
Alex Mimms Recruiting Boston Manager, Technical Recruiting Toast
Laurie Meninno Recruiting Boston Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (Planet Pharma Contractor) Lundbeck
Katie Stevens Recruiting Chicago Talent Acquisition Leader GE Healthcare
Barbara Fasth Recruiting Chicago Recruiting Manager Menasha Packaging
Maria Smithson Recruiting Chicago Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Faithlife
Sarah Schaefer Recruiting Chicago Senior Recruiter Fresenius Kabi USA
Melea Powers Recruiting Dallas Talent Acquisition Sr. Manager Dell
Danyell Howell Recruiting DCBmore Regional Healthcare Recruiter Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care
Delaina Silva Recruiting Denver Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant SDL plc
Mary Chandler Recruiting Denver Senior Technology Recruiter FIS
Winnie Tu Recruiting Houston Talent Acquisition Advisor HCSS
McKenzie Sutton Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Consultant Mammoth Distribution
Nicholas Steinberg Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Specialist Bluebeam
Katherine Amato Recruiting LA Senior Corporate Recruiter Guitar Center
Lance Hunsicker Recruiting LA Executive Recruiter Parsons Corporation
Denise Ward Recruiting Minneapolis Technical Recruiter Wunderlich-Malec Engineering
Lynda Whittemore Recruiting Minneapolis Talent Acquisition Manager Room & Board
Beth Huber Recruiting Minneapolis Manager, Talent Acquisition Jamf
Cheryl Hall Recruiting NYC Global Talent Acquisition Lead Analytic Partners
Jenny Bastrom Recruiting Seattle Senior Recruiter / Sourcing Specialist Washington State Department of Social and Health Services www.careers.wa.gov
Jake Carstensen Recruiting Seattle Director Of Recruiting Northwestern Mutual
Michelle Tomes Recruiting Seattle Recruiter Snap! Raise
Marita Arevalo Recruiting Seattle Recruiter Aegis Living
Abby Dooley Recruiting Seattle Recruiter (Technical) Edifecs
Jessica Burgess Recruiting Seattle Director, Talent Acquisition Zones, Inc.
Melayne Smith Recruiting Seattle Talent Acquisition Specialist Washington State Employees Credit Union
Thom Macfarlane Recruiting Seattle Sourcing Recruiter F5 Networks
Natalya McCool Recruiting SFBA Recruiter Berkeley Lab
Dan Shortall TA Leaders Sr. Director of Strategic Staffing Global Conductor
Morgan Price TA Leaders Senior Vice President, Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Allied Universal
Susan Landon TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition HELP USA
Daniella McDonald TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Leader Looking for Work
Jessica Wall TA Leaders Associate Director, Talent Acquisition: Recruitment and Supplier Relationships SAGE Therapeutics
Tina Schmitt TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Kennedy Krieger Institute
Khursheed Irani TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition cPrime
Brooke Wheeler TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition MerchantE
Nancee Martin TA Leaders Managing Director Corporate Recruiting AvAirPros

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