Archive for July, 2014

Group Photo UNT

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

UNT Health Science Center hosted a successful summer Candidate Networking Reception yielding numerous candidate interviews and hires. LEAD receptions bring job seekers together with hiring managers, executives, and employer representatives who are championing diversity. (Listed from left to right: Gyna Bivens, President and Executive Director- North Texas LEAD, Richard Casarez, VP of Fort Worth Customer Operations – Oncor Electric Delivery,  Jennifer Trevino, VP of Administration & Chief of Staff – UNT Health Science Center,  Steven Sosland, Chief People Officer – UNT Health Science Center,  Carlos De La Torre, North Texas LEAD Advisory Council,  and Dr. Michael R. Williams, President – UNT Health Science Center)

Randy & Ray

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Cash America was a popular employer of choice for LEAD candidates at the reception hosted by the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Randy Blubaugh, Cash America VP of Total Rewards and HR Director Ray Burton discussed opportunities with LEAD Candidates.

Employability: Focus on Veterans

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

On July 19th, LEAD’s Distinguished Lecture Series returned for Employability: Focus on Veterans. The event included a keynote speech by T.D. Smyers, CEO of American Red Cross North Texas Region and former Commanding Officer of the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth. Following the keynote speech, workshops were held to assist veterans transitioning from the military into the corporate professional environment. (Steven Sosland, Chief People Officer – UNT Health Science Center, Gyna Bivens, President & Executive Director – North Texas LEAD, T.D. Smyers, CEO – American Red Cross North Texas Region, Gwen Morrison, LEAD Candidate, Caleb Roberson, Military Recruiting Manager – BNSF Railway)

Employability: Focus on Veterans – 2

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

T.D. Smyers delivered the keynote address to a group of veterans at LEAD’s July 19 Employability event. Smyers served as the eighth Commanding Officer for the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth. His service and leadership in that role led to his receipt of the Legion of Merit award. Today, Smyers serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the North Texas Region of the American Red Cross.

Nneka and Christina Chen & Randy and Ray

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Cash America was a popular employer of choice for LEAD candidates at the reception hosted by the University of North Texas Health Science Center. 

TeQuarial Earl and Gwen Morrison

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Among those attending the CNR hosted by UNTHSC were Dr. Gwen Morrison and UNT recruiter TeQuarial Earl.

Mekka and Rebecca

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

UNTHSC’s reconfiguration of the Candidate Networking Reception made it easier for candidates to talk to their employers of choice.   JPS recruiters Mekka Livingston & Rebecca Gleason greeted a candidate seeking employment with JPS Health Network.