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HR Certificate Program: Recruitment & Staffing


February 20 - March 27, 2018; makeup on April 3


Tuesdays; 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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CCSU Main Campus, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT


Dawn Peterson Jones



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Course Description

Learn the most effective and efficient techniques in attracting successful employees to your organization. Explore various sources for recruitment - from the Internet to outplacement agencies - and use mock interviews to examine the process of ensuring the candidate who is the "best fit" for the position. Compliance with employment laws, an integral part of evaluating the entire recruitment and selection process, is included.



Instructor Information

Dawn Peterson Jones

Dawn Peterson Jones is a human resource professional with over 25 years of experience, bringing HR best practices to organizations in a variety of industries (for-profit and non-profit) which include:  academia, publishing, and performing arts. Dawn is currently Senior Director of Human Resources at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Additionally, Dawn is an Adjunct Professor at Albertus Magnus College, Asnutuck College, and Saint Joseph College, where she teaches a variety of classes including Leadership, Human Resource Management, Staffing/Recruiting, and Sociology. She has experience with executive and career coaching, counseling and many other aspects of talent management. Involved in a wealth of charitable organizations, Dawn has served as President of the Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut (HRACC) and is a member of SHRM (The Society of Human Resource Management) and The Connecticut SHRM State Council. Dawn holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Morgan State University and a Master of Science Degree in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations from New York Institute of Technology.  

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