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Ladies Get Paid Seattle: Recruiters' Round Table

  • Moz 1100 2nd Ave #500 Seattle, WA 98101 (map)

What do recruiters look for in a resume? What is the relationship between you, the recruiter and the company you are applying for? Do you know the language recruiters use when interviewing?

Join Ladies Get Paid Seattle at Moz to learn from a badass panel of experienced recruiters! We will discuss how you set yourself apart from other candidates and how recruiters evaluate a potential candidate. Gain insight and enjoy drinks/snacks with your best career driven girlfriends in the city! :)

Panelists:

  • Lisa Semerdjian: Lisa Semerdjian is devoted to helping people find what gets them out of bed in the morning. As a Recruiter, she's worked with small start-ups to fortune 500 companies and has gained valuable insight into what hiring managers are looking for when they search for top talent. As a Career Coach, her optimism and knowledge provide a blend of inspiration and encouragement for those looking for a fresh perspective and guidance. 
    Today she works as a Senior Recruiter at Yesler B2B Marketing and loves every minute of it! She enjoys meeting new people, learning from their experiences and applying that knowledge to help drive the business forward.

    For job opportunities at Yesler, please visit: https://yesler.com/careers-openings/
    For her Career Coaching services, please visit: careerswithlisa.com

  • Royce Evans: Royce has an extensive background in Human Capital Management with special interests in recruitment & retention, process improvement and corporate training. I have an enthusiasm for building collaborative relationships with leaders in organizations to deliver human capital services on spec, within budget and on time.

  • Cassandra Aguilar, MNPL: In 2011, Cassandra earned bachelors’ degrees in Psychology and Spanish from Eastern Washington University (EWU). While at EWU, she was a McNair Scholar and had the privilege of presenting her research, The Correlation Between Working Memory and Verbal Time Estimation, at the Western Psychological Association conference in Los Angeles, CA, and the National Conference of Undergraduate Research in New York. In 2013, Cassandra was awarded the Howard Coughlin Memorial Scholarship to help her achieve her goal of obtaining a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Leadership at Seattle University. Today, Cassandra works as a contracted recruiter with Microsoft, and in her spare time volunteers with College Success Foundation and TEALS to ensure that students from underrepresented communities have access to every career opportunity.

  • Neiha Arora: Neiha is a Master-chief of global talent acquisition, providing exceptional candidate experience, innovative sourcing and an advocate for girls in STEM. I thrive on organizational challenges, working in fast-paced environments. I partner with organizations that value diversity, foster growth, and collaboration. Full-cycle recruiting for creative and marketing creative roles in UX/UI Design, Visual & Graphic Design, UX Research, Creative Direction, Front End Development, Digital Marketing. Strong at passive candidate engagement, communication and advance recruiting practices.

  • Lizzie Braicks-Rinker: is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in non-profit, corporate, and tech recruiting. The majority of her recruiting years have been spent specializing in college recruiting. Most notably, Lizzie ran the Amazon Operations Undergraduate Intern Program for two successful cycles. Lizzie is passionate about helping candidates find their spark and to pursue that spark relentlessly. Lizzie currently works in the media industry as a marketing and branding consultant but still regularly accepts freelance recruiting projects for the right candidate profiles. She runs the popular wellness collective DonutsAndDownDog.com. 

Moderator:

  • Sage Quiamno:Sage Quianmo is an incredible brand storyteller, an avid community builder, and a fierce advocate for women's rights. She joined LGP because it is very definition of her resistance to gender inequality. She is passionate about empowering more women into leadership roles and closing the wage gap, especially for women of color. Sage is also a Ladies Get Paid certified negotiation instructor in Seattle, WA and teaches monthly classes at General Assembly Seattle.