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CCC General Meeting: Recruitment Technology – Employer Panel

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115


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CCC General Meeting
Northeastern University | Boston, MA

Wednesday, December 13, 2017: Recruitment Technology -- Employer Panel

Location: McLeod Suites, 3rd floor (Curry Student Center)

Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm 

The Career Counselors' Consortium will be holding a general meeting on December 13, 2017 featuring a panel of employers speaking about how they utilize technology during the recruitment process. The moderator and employers that we have confirmed for the event include:

Moderator for the Employer Panel:

Julie Miller - Executive Recruiter at Deerfield Associates

Julie Miller serves as an executive recruiter for Deerfield Associates. Prior to joining the firm in 2003, Julie was a product director in career resources for senior executives at Monster.com. Previously, Julie had been director of MBA career services at Boston College, and assistant director for MBA career services at Babson College. She began her career in technical sales with IBM. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and a master’s degree in higher education administration from Boston College.

Employer Panelists:

Vilma Rodrigues-Silva - Senior Regional Recruitment Manager, Northeast Region at City Year 

Vilma Silva, a City Year New Hampshire Alum 2010-2012, is currently a Senior Regional Recruitment Manager in the Northeast Region. As a recruiter in this position, Vilma manages two Boston based Regional Recruiters and multiple college/universities partnerships, along with community organizations in hopes to recruit prospective applicants to City Year . Vilma's work is based out of the Boston and Providence sites, including travels to Connecticut based accounts. Vilma appreciates working closely with young people in service and in mentor-ship positions. Vilma was born in the Cape Verde Islands and raised in Connecticut. She holds a BA in Sociology and Women Studies from the University of Connecticut. 

Brenda Petell - Human Relations Senior Specialist at General Dynamics Electric Boat

Brenda Petell is the College Relations Program Manager for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB).  In her current role she oversees the entry level recruiting strategy and talent pipeline for Engineering and Supply Chain. Prior to joining GDEB in 2016 she worked at GE Plastics (GEP) SABIC where she held positions in both finance and human resources; she also led the GEP Financial Management Program.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southern Vermont College and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at Southern New Hampshire University. Brenda also holds a SHRM-CP.

Miriam Macedo - Human Resources Manger at Virtual Inc. 

Miriam Macedo is a Human Resources Manager with association management leader Virtual, Inc. As a young professional, Miriam’s early career has been spent exploring talent acquisition and development while also focusing her efforts on continued and improved employee engagement initiatives to help build a strong company culture. Her areas of expertise include strategic recruitment, talent acquisition, employee engagement, training & development, and communication. Her work with global and multicultural organizations has included conducting assessments, diversity training, leadership development, and implementation of strategic plans.

Originally from Brazil, Miriam is passionate about traveling and interacting with multiple cultures. She draws inspiration through diversity and is also fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. Miriam received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree in International Business from Salem State University. She also is a certified Analyst in the Predictive Index® (PI®) and holds a Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management.

Miriam is an active member of her community, having volunteered with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Habitat for Humanity and The Relay for Life. She lives just outside of Boston, MA.

Randy Bailey - Talent Insights Consultant at Walmart 

Randy Bailey is a Career Consumer Insights & Analytics expert, and the 2017 SourceCon Grand Master has a decade of experience in both corporate and agency environments.  He brings a relentless passion and genuine enthusiasm to talent acquisition, sharing best practices and partnering with others to make Talent Acquisition more efficient and effective. When he's not connecting the dots to amazing talent at Walmart, Randy can be found hiking through India or Africa, exploring a new restaurant or out in Boston Harbor on a sailboat.​

The program will include:

8:30am  Breakfast/Check-In

9:00am  Announcements

9:15am  Julie Miller - LinkedIn (Julie will provide an overview of how she utilizes LinkedIn for recruitment)

9:30am Employer Panel


10:45am  Networking Break

11:15am  Breakout Session #1 (participants will have a chance to speak with employers in small breakout groups)

11:35am  Breakout Session #2 (participants will be able to switch to speak with another employer in a small group setting)

11:55am  Closing

Please register for this program as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you on December 13th.

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