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RECRUITING COORDINATOR: Had Trouble In High School & Now Says: Stay In School No Matter What!

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Cameron, a Recruiting Coordinator at a technology company, has had a diverse work background & is the perfect fit for his current position which requires extensive people- & time-management skills. He credits the power of his parents for getting him through high school and college, despite his difficulties. He advises: find mentors and positive people!

Degree: Liberal Arts
Job Title: Recruiting Coordinator

Job Summary: Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Job Description

Human resources assistants compile and keep personnel records and data for each employee, such as address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports, and date of and reason for termination. May prepare reports for employment records, file employment records, or search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons. They help maintain records, collect data and information, and respond to questions or concerns.

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$20,000 - $50,000
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Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Military, Office
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Organizational skills, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Detail oriented

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m='14090'>our</span> <span m='14190'>candidates</span> <span m='14610'>who</span> <span m='14720'>come</span> <span m='14900'>through</span> <span m='15020'>the</span> <span m='15140'>door.</span> <span m='15400'>We</span> <span m='15490'>screen</span> <span m='15860'>candidates.</span> <span m='16700'>We</span> <span m='16810'>assure</span> <span m='17190'>the</span> <span m='17300'>candidates</span> <span m='17570'>that</span> <span m='17710'>come</span> <span m='17930'>through</span> <span m='18170'>Twilio's</span> <span m='18460'>office</span> <span m='19585'>get</span> <span m='19860'>seen</span> <span m='20190'>by</span> <span m='20690'>the</span> <span m='21170'>hiring</span> <span m='21470'>manager</span> <span m='22040'>for</span> <span m='22290'>whatever</span> <span m='22630'>roll</span> <span m='22980'>in the</span> <span m='23080'>positions</span> <span m='23580'>that</span> <span m='23800'>they</span> <span m='23910'>are</span> <span m='24640'>applying</span> <span m='25060'>for.</span> </p><p><span m='26760'>My</span> <span m='26880'>career</span> <span m='27170'>path</span> <span m='27640'>was</span> <span m='28050'>pretty</span> <span m='28570'>hodgepodge</span> <span m='29180'>of</span> <span m='29260'>a</span> <span m='29300'>lot</span> <span m='29550'>of</span> <span m='29630'>things.</span> <span m='30120'>I</span> <span m='30310'>was</span> <span m='30580'>in</span> <span m='31180'>finance</span> <span m='31800'>before.</span> <span m='33250'>Well,</span> <span m='33490'>first</span> <span m='33780'>of</span> <span m='33850'>all,</span> <span m='33980'>I</span> <span m='34100'>never</span> <span m='34240'>wanted</span> <span m='34500'>that.</span> <span m='34730'>I</span> <span m='34750'>graduated</span> <span m='35050'>from</span> <span m='35350'>Clark</span> <span m='35630'>Atlanta</span> <span m='35890'>University.</span> <span m='36980'>I</span> <span m='37400'>majored</span> <span m='37760'>in</span> <span m='37910'>liberal</span> <span m='38000'>arts.</span> <span m='38600'>So</span> <span m='39380'>I</span> <span m='39750'>didn't</span> <span m='40070'>really</span> <span m='40280'>do</span> <span m='40480'>too</span> <span m='40620'>much</span> <span m='40840'>with</span> <span m='40980'>that.</span> </p><p><span m='41340'>But</span> <span m='43030'>over</span> <span m='43290'>the</span> <span m='43420'>years</span> <span m='43850'>though,</span> <span m='44050'>my</span> <span m='44190'>career</span> <span m='45000'>has</span> <span m='46105'>taken</span> <span m='46410'>on</span> <span m='46880'>many,</span> <span m='47580'>many</span> <span m='47730'>heads.</span> <span m='48200'>I</span> <span m='48420'>was</span> <span m='48740'>anything</span> <span m='49100'>from</span> <span m='49260'>a</span> <span m='49310'>loan</span> <span m='49590'>officer</span> <span m='50620'>to</span> <span m='52050'>the</span> <span m='52530'>underwriter</span> <span m='53020'>for a</span> <span m='53210'>mortgage</span> <span m='53600'>company.</span> <span m='54070'>Basically</span> <span m='54870'>we lend</span> <span m='55270'>money</span> <span m='55560'>to</span> <span m='55700'>people</span> <span m='56060'>to</span> <span m='56110'>help</span> <span m='56290'>them</span> <span m='57030'>get</span> <span m='57550'>their</span> <span m='57700'>homes.</span> </p><p><span m='58130'>I</span> <span m='58490'>got</span> <span m='58660'>started</span> <span m='58970'>this</span> <span m='59280'>business by</span> <span m='59430'>my</span> <span m='59590'>friend</span> <span m='59950'>who is</span> <span m='60140'>the</span> <span m='60220'>director</span> <span m='60650'>of</span> <span m='61070'>HR.</span> <span m='62170'>And</span> <span m='63200'>I</span> <span m='63260'>was</span> <span m='63390'>trying</span> <span m='63560'>to</span> <span m='63600'>get</span> <span m='63770'>out of</span> <span m='63920'>the</span> <span m='63990'>mortgage</span> <span m='64370'>business.</span> <span m='64849'>The</span> <span m='65080'>mortgage</span> <span m='65400'>business</span> <span m='65690'>was</span> <span m='65870'>tanking.</span> <span m='66460'>And</span> <span m='66740'>I</span> <span m='66790'>needed</span> <span m='67070'>a</span> <span m='67150'>new</span> <span m='67310'>career</span> <span m='67650'>path.</span> </p><p><span m='68000'>So</span> <span m='69712'>a friend</span> <span m='70190'>of mine</span> <span m='70290'>said,</span> <span m='70500'>hey.</span> <span m='70690'>You</span> <span m='70790'>know</span> <span m='70940'>what?</span> <span m='71130'>You know,</span> <span m='71400'>you're really</span> <span m='71570'>good</span> <span m='71660'>with</span> <span m='71760'>people.</span> <span m='73190'>You're a</span> <span m='73220'>real</span> <span m='73390'>good</span> <span m='73560'>communicator.</span> <span m='75370'>I think</span> <span m='75490'>you'd</span> <span m='75610'>be</span> <span m='75720'>good</span> <span m='75910'>for</span> <span m='76010'>this</span> <span m='76170'>role.</span> <span m='76440'>So</span> <span m='76590'>they</span> <span m='76720'>started</span> <span m='77110'>me off</span> <span m='77370'>in</span> <span m='77560'>recruiting--</span> <span m='79050'>well,</span> <span m='79335'>it's called</span> <span m='79620'>\"tele-acquisition,\"</span> <span m='80670'>but</span> <span m='81060'>recruiting/coordinating.</span> </p><p><span m='82400'>And</span> <span m='82730'>I</span> <span m='82790'>got</span> <span m='83000'>into</span> <span m='83300'>it,</span> <span m='83520'>and</span> <span m='83860'>you</span> <span m='83950'>know</span> <span m='84060'>I</span> <span m='84200'>figured</span> <span m='84570'>like,</span> <span m='84770'>hey.</span> <span m='85050'>You know,</span> <span m='85170'>this</span> <span m='85320'>is</span> <span m='85550'>actually</span> <span m='85830'>pretty</span> <span m='86080'>cool.</span> <span m='86440'>I</span> <span m='86540'>mean,</span> <span m='86570'>it</span> <span m='86650'>was</span> <span m='87460'>a</span> <span m='87530'>challenge</span> <span m='87890'>switching</span> <span m='88270'>from</span> <span m='88670'>a</span> <span m='88800'>finance</span> <span m='89370'>position,</span> <span m='89990'>dealing</span> <span m='90270'>with</span> <span m='90430'>numbers</span> <span m='90910'>and</span> <span m='91000'>dealing with</span> <span m='91840'>rates</span> <span m='92230'>and</span> <span m='92380'>homes</span> <span m='92800'>and</span> <span m='92920'>mortgages</span> <span m='93430'>and</span> <span m='93490'>stuff</span> <span m='93730'>like</span> <span m='93910'>that,</span> <span m='94140'>to</span> <span m='94220'>dealing</span> <span m='94410'>with</span> <span m='94590'>people.</span> <span m='97470'>And</span> <span m='97950'>coordinating</span> <span m='98500'>people's</span> <span m='98810'>schedules,</span> <span m='101490'>meeting</span> <span m='101750'>with</span> <span m='101910'>all</span> <span m='102220'>the</span> <span m='102260'>sorts of</span> <span m='102600'>people</span> <span m='102990'>from all</span> <span m='103255'>walks of</span> <span m='103520'>life.</span> </p><p><span m='104380'>So</span> <span m='105440'>yeah.</span> <span m='105670'>So</span> <span m='106110'>I</span> <span m='106220'>guess</span> <span m='106530'>I</span> <span m='106610'>just</span> <span m='107320'>got</span> <span m='107540'>into</span> <span m='107830'>it</span> <span m='107930'>just</span> <span m='108160'>by</span> <span m='108310'>way.</span> <span m='108620'>of</span> <span m='110630'>who</span> <span m='110640'>I</span> <span m='110870'>knew.</span> </p><p><span m='113280'>I</span> <span m='113390'>would</span> <span m='113510'>go</span> <span m='113590'>back</span> <span m='113850'>and tell</span> <span m='113970'>my</span> <span m='114070'>high</span> <span m='114190'>school</span> <span m='114440'>self</span> <span m='114800'>to</span> <span m='115170'>stay</span> <span m='115470'>focused.</span> <span m='116850'>It took</span> <span m='116980'>me</span> <span m='117100'>a</span> <span m='117160'>long time.</span> <span m='117500'>It</span> <span m='117650'>took</span> <span m='117850'>a</span> <span m='117920'>while.</span> <span m='118230'>Matter of fact,</span> <span m='118730'>you know</span> <span m='118870'>what?</span> <span m='119160'>It</span> <span m='119230'>was</span> <span m='119370'>a</span> <span m='119430'>hard</span> <span m='119690'>road</span> <span m='119890'>for</span> <span m='120020'>me</span> <span m='120250'>to</span> <span m='120320'>get</span> <span m='120460'>out</span> <span m='120856'>of high school,</span> <span m='121252'>number one.</span> <span m='121650'>I</span> <span m='122350'>didn't</span> <span m='122480'>like</span> <span m='122840'>going to</span> <span m='122920'>class.</span> <span m='123780'>And</span> <span m='123870'>when</span> <span m='124000'>I</span> <span m='124060'>was</span> <span m='124370'>in</span> <span m='124480'>class,</span> <span m='126330'>I</span> <span m='126410'>goofed</span> <span m='126700'>off</span> <span m='126980'>a</span> <span m='127060'>little</span> <span m='127250'>bit.</span> </p><p><span m='128430'>I</span> <span m='128520'>wish</span> <span m='130539'>was</span> <span m='130669'>more</span> <span m='130860'>focused</span> <span m='131720'>in</span> <span m='131820'>high</span> <span m='131980'>school.</span> <span m='132820'>But</span> <span m='133530'>the</span> <span m='133630'>power</span> <span m='133970'>of</span> <span m='134060'>my</span> <span m='134240'>parents</span> <span m='136280'>got</span> <span m='136880'>my</span> <span m='137000'>stuff</span> <span m='137290'>in</span> <span m='137420'>order.</span> <span m='138270'>And</span> <span m='139290'>I</span> <span m='139500'>pushed</span> <span m='139770'>through.</span> <span m='140160'>And I</span> <span m='140410'>actually</span> <span m='140750'>eventually</span> <span m='140980'>went</span> <span m='141260'>to</span> <span m='141310'>college,</span> <span m='142060'>and</span> <span m='142517'>actually</span> <span m='142974'>graduated</span> <span m='143431'>from college.</span> </p><p><span m='143888'>So</span> <span m='145260'>it's</span> <span m='145730'>not</span> <span m='145930'>impossible.</span> <span m='146590'>I</span> <span m='146680'>know</span> <span m='146850'>right</span> <span m='147040'>now</span> <span m='147240'>school is</span> <span m='147680'>boring.</span> <span m='148410'>High school may</span> <span m='148820'>be a</span> <span m='149100'>little</span> <span m='149330'>bit--</span> <span m='149580'>you</span> <span m='150050'>know,</span> <span m='150520'>you'd</span> <span m='150660'>rather</span> <span m='150830'>be</span> <span m='150930'>doing</span> <span m='151120'>something</span> <span m='151410'>else,</span> <span m='151660'>but</span> <span m='151760'>trust</span> <span m='151910'>me.</span> <span m='152090'>There's</span> <span m='152320'>nothing</span> <span m='152470'>in the streets</span> <span m='152960'>right</span> <span m='153170'>now</span> <span m='154060'>that's</span> <span m='154400'>going</span> <span m='154580'>to</span> <span m='154680'>prepare</span> <span m='155090'>you</span> <span m='155560'>for</span> <span m='155710'>your</span> <span m='155840'>future.</span> <span m='157360'>You</span> <span m='157650'>might</span> <span m='157900'>think</span> <span m='158060'>of</span> <span m='158140'>high</span> <span m='158300'>school</span> <span m='158560'>like</span> <span m='158740'>it's</span> <span m='158890'>boring</span> <span m='159250'>and stuff</span> <span m='159490'>like</span> <span m='159680'>that.</span> <span m='159960'>Don't</span> <span m='160200'>think</span> <span m='160430'>of it that</span> <span m='160730'>way.</span> <span m='160920'>Because</span> <span m='161170'>I</span> <span m='161290'>thought</span> <span m='161530'>the</span> <span m='161610'>same</span> <span m='161890'>way.</span> </p><p><span m='162120'>But</span> <span m='162460'>you</span> <span m='162570'>know</span> <span m='162710'>what?</span> <span m='164650'>If</span> <span m='165300'>you</span> <span m='165390'>have</span> <span m='165610'>a</span> <span m='165670'>mentor,</span> <span m='166270'>if</span> <span m='166370'>that's</span> <span m='166530'>not</span> <span m='166720'>your</span> <span m='166810'>parents,</span> <span m='167410'>it's</span> <span m='167890'>somebody</span> <span m='168380'>that</span> <span m='168770'>you</span> <span m='168920'>look</span> <span m='169160'>up</span> <span m='169300'>to</span> <span m='169730'>that's</span> <span m='170030'>real</span> <span m='170420'>positive.</span> <span m='170820'>I</span> <span m='171220'>think</span> <span m='171510'>that</span> <span m='171760'>it's</span> <span m='172130'>always</span> <span m='172410'>good</span> <span m='172540'>to</span> <span m='172600'>gravitate</span> <span m='173120'>towards</span> <span m='173330'>those</span> <span m='173480'>people,</span> <span m='173760'>especially</span> <span m='174290'>accomplished</span> <span m='174810'>people.</span> </p><p><span m='175660'>You</span> <span m='175790'>think</span> <span m='176050'>that</span> <span m='176340'>not</span> <span m='177370'>being</span> <span m='177580'>in</span> <span m='177600'>high</span> <span m='177800'>school</span> <span m='178105'>and</span> <span m='178410'>maybe</span> <span m='178832'>skipping</span> <span m='179254'>or doing</span> <span m='179676'>what you're</span> <span m='180100'>doing</span> <span m='180450'>is</span> <span m='180730'>going</span> <span m='180920'>to</span> <span m='181320'>further</span> <span m='181820'>your</span> <span m='182000'>career</span> <span m='182370'>when</span> <span m='182490'>you</span> <span m='182580'>get</span> <span m='182800'>like</span> <span m='183060'>30</span> <span m='183480'>years</span> <span m='183910'>old.</span> <span m='185070'>That's</span> <span m='185260'>not</span> <span m='185480'>the</span> <span m='185560'>way.</span> <span m='186080'>Not</span> <span m='186280'>the</span> <span m='186340'>way</span> <span m='186490'>at</span> <span m='186600'>all.</span> </p><p><span m='186910'>So I</span> <span m='187080'>encourage</span> <span m='188120'>everybody,</span> <span m='188455'>because</span> <span m='188790'>education</span> <span m='189230'>is</span> <span m='189320'>very</span> <span m='189520'>important</span> <span m='189850'>to</span> <span m='189890'>me.</span> <span m='191460'>I</span> <span m='191510'>encourage</span> <span m='191860'>you</span> <span m='191970'>to</span> <span m='192090'>stay</span> <span m='192550'>in</span> <span m='192650'>high</span> <span m='192880'>school.</span> <span m='193290'>Finish</span> <span m='193710'>high</span> <span m='193880'>school.</span> <span m='194490'>It</span> <span m='194770'>doesn't</span> <span m='194950'>matter.</span> <span m='195290'>I</span> <span m='195430'>know</span> <span m='195720'>it's</span> <span m='195830'>hard.</span> <span m='196250'>But</span> <span m='196490'>finish</span> <span m='196860'>high</span> <span m='197040'>school,</span> <span m='197470'>trust</span> <span m='197945'>me.</span> <span m='198420'>Your</span> <span m='198590'>future</span> <span m='199250'>will</span> <span m='200190'>be</span> <span m='200810'>much</span> <span m='201060'>brighter</span> <span m='201510'>if</span> <span m='202007'>you do.</span> </p><p><span m='202504'>And if you</span> <span m='203001'>can, if</span> <span m='203500'>you're</span> <span m='203620'>interested,</span> <span m='204150'>go</span> <span m='204310'>to</span> <span m='204410'>college.</span> <span m='204940'>I</span> <span m='204960'>mean,</span> <span m='205180'>why</span> <span m='205360'>not?</span> <span m='206110'>There's</span> <span m='206470'>nothing</span> <span m='206700'>wrong</span> <span m='206890'>with</span> <span m='206970'>going</span> <span m='207170'>to</span> <span m='207300'>college,</span> <span m='207680'>even</span> <span m='207750'>right</span> <span m='207940'>now.</span> <span m='208230'>So</span> <span m='209420'>in</span> <span m='209950'>today's</span> <span m='210720'>working</span> <span m='211120'>world</span> <span m='211470'>right</span> <span m='211670'>now--</span> <span m='212085'>and this</span> <span m='212500'>is a</span> <span m='212866'>fact--</span> <span m='214000'>if</span> <span m='214080'>you</span> <span m='214190'>want</span> <span m='214380'>a</span> <span m='214440'>really</span> <span m='214730'>good</span> <span m='214930'>job,</span> <span m='215350'>a</span> <span m='215410'>high</span> <span m='215620'>school</span> <span m='215810'>diploma</span> <span m='216240'>is not</span> <span m='216596'>good</span> <span m='216952'>enough.</span> <span m='217310'>You</span> <span m='217410'>have</span> <span m='217680'>to</span> <span m='217780'>go</span> <span m='217900'>to</span> <span m='217990'>college,</span> <span m='218270'>get a</span> <span m='218440'>college degree.</span> </p>","file":{"id":290704,"video_id":"2702875446001","name":"1091-Cameron-RecruitingCoordinator1","duration":219870,"thumbnail_url":null}});