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Director, talent acquisition at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
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Carol McDaniel. Photo by Allyn Divito/Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.
Before joining Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., Carol McDaniel worked at the recruitment process outsourcing firm Kinetix and recruitment communications firm Bernard Hodes Group. Her experience gives her ample reason to call herself a “talent acquisition geek.”Breakthrough MomentAbout a month after she joined All Children’s, McDaniel had an introductory meeting with the hematology/oncology unit’s department director, who was explaining the qualities she sought in an ideal hire. At that moment, the director received a text and told McDaniel the meeting had to end: One of the unit’s patients had passed away. “I got up and got a mask and followed her,” McDaniel remembers. “I wanted to see the care the unit provided to the child and their family.”Lesson LearnedWhile the level of care McDaniel witnessed was impeccable, the experience of observing parents who had just lost a child hit her hard. “I don’t want to see something like that again, because it was awful,” McDaniel says. But the encounter made her realize that her job has an effect that extends far beyond hiring manager and employee. “I’ve never felt such pressure or satisfaction in making good hires,” she says.
“To see people we’ve hired for the neonatal transplant team in action, taking an organ from one child to another … you know you’re having an impact because you helped put that team together. It’s had a profound effect on me as a recruiter.”
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