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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