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Who is She?

I’m passionate about working with organizations that want to achieve employer of choice status, are interested in attracting candidates who will develop into employee brand advocates that drive growth and continued success, embrace diversity, desire a culture of innovation and excellence, want to enrich the community and reward superior performance with celebrity.

Contact me to talk about working together to help your organization reach its full potential in regard to human capital management.

Workforce Development Employee Relations Recruitment Strategy Onboarding & Retention
Diversity Change Management Employer Branding Organizational Rapport
Customer Service New Media Strategies Community Partnerships Relationship Management

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Engagements & Press

2013 – This one is going to fly by!

PechaKucha Night Scranton-Jan 26 @ The Vintage Theater
LinkedIn for Businesses – Mar 21 @ Back Mountain Chamber
Networking for New Professionals – Apr 23 @ Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Social Media for Students / Fortis Institute
LinkedIn for Emerging Professionals / King’s College
Computerwise TV talking NEPA BlogCon Oct 18 (half hour segment starting at 32:30) & on the radio at 98.5 krz FM
NEPA BlogCon – Oct 5, at Luzerne County Community College Educational Conference Center
Tri-Vets Community Action Team Annual Conference – October 18
PA Disability Employment & Empowerment Summit – Oct23-25, Harrisburg

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2012

Top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles of 2012


The Times Tribune – Accounting business sees growth out of regulations
Organizer – Living with PTSDfor Northeastern Pennsylvania Veterans Multicare Alliance
Leadercast at Misericordia University – Workplace Diversity Award presentation for The Arc of Luzerne County
NEPA Veterans Employment Boot Camp – Organizer
‘Regaining Civilian Identity’ at the Marywood University conference – Beyond GI Joe the Contemporary College Student Veteran
Guest on ComputerWise TV Show to discuss blogging and NEPABlogCon
Lookism – the deception ofappearance / presentation for The Magnolia Project
NEPA BlogCon – Sept. 29 – you better be there! Check out the outrageous amount of press!



New Path to Employment
Social Media for Students / Fortis Institute
LinkedIn for Emerging Professionals / King’s College


2011

WBRE-TV PA Live! Blog of the week karlaporter.com
Luzerne County Community College Professional Networking Forum
Co-Organizer – Symposium on Military Veterans in Civilian Society
Co-Organizer – Northeast Pennsylvania Job Fair & Job Skills Seminar
Organizer – THE Conference HR track
Project & Operations Administrator Regional Job Board
Co-Chair – NEPA Customer Service Consortium
Volunteer NEPA Give Camp and Create-a-thon
Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal -Get job alerts from your mobile phone
Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal /Keystone Research Center – No overnight miracle


2010

Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal – Learning a trade a wise choice for many students
The Standard Speaker – Debate continues on the best way to prepare students
Contributor Do Amazing Things ebook by Chris Ferdinandi
Co-host of The Ex-Recruiter Prime Time
PA Governor’s 2010 Census Advisory Panel Member
Presenter – Social Media in the Workplace at the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber
The Twitter Job Search Guide – Chapter Contributor
Presenter – Network2Work Unleash the power of LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Presenter – POWER! Using Social Media to Build Local Networks – Wilkes-Barre
Participant – The Human Capital Management (HCM) Summit, NYC
Organizer – Northeast Pennsylvania Job Fair & Job Skills Seminar
Presenter – NEPA Tech Prep Consortium 2010 Student Leadership Academy – Customer Service
HR Track Organizer – THE Conference The premier NEPA business conference in 2010 & Presenter – Attract, Onboard & Retain Talent
Presenter – LCCC Continuing Education Workshop for Older Workers – Job seeking Skills & Social Media
Presenter – Latino Identity Webinar for Northeastern Pennsylvania Diversity Education Consortium
Presenter – LCCC Teen Conference – Social Media for Students & Job Seekers
Panelist – Dropout Recovery Summit @ LCCC
Speaker – Twitter & LinkedIn for Business at NEPA Technology Group event @ River Grille Plains, PA
Speaker – ITT Technical Institute – Social Media for Students & Job Seekers & Students
Featured Guest – StartUp Scramble NEPA Challenge
Presenter – HCI Webinar Strengthening Local Talent Pools with Workforce Development
Solutions II Job Camp @ LCCC
SME/Participant – IACP/PERSEREC cybervetting project Developing a Cybervetting Strategy for Law Enforcement
Co-Chair – NEPA Customer Service Consortium


2009

Featured – The Weekender, Tracking the Twitter Trend
Guest – The Recruiting Animal Show
Presenter – LinkedIn for Career Services Professionals Workshop at Pa CareerLink Wilkes-Barre
Instructor – GED prep course at King’s College for native Spanish Speakers
Guest – 97bht Radio interview on Social Media and Corporate Policy
Penn State Live, NEPA Customer Service Consortium Seeks Local Leaders
Participant – PA Governor’s Conference for Women
Participant- Recruitfest09 in Toronto
The Recruiters Lounge
Guest – The Ex-Recruiter
Guest – Come Recommended



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