Introduction-Who Are We and What are our Professional Strengths
Leveraging on the Last Lecture
Creating a Value Proposition
Introduction Mona Vaccarella, Vice President Gaming Hospitality Search and HR Consulting, Managing Partner Gaming Hospitality Executive Search, Casino Executive Search and Casino Careers Online Mona Vaccarella has over 25 years of experience in executive human resources management with internationally acclaimed firms such as Citigroup, UBS, Burson-Marsteller/Young & Rubicam and Pfizer Inc. Her human resources expertise is in all areas of human resources and managing teams across the globe including Latin America, Europe and the Far East. She excels in leading organizations through the steps needed to implement programs in organizational redesign, compensation, recruitment and merger/acquisitions. Over the years, Ms. Vaccarella has orchestrated the development of tools, which provide metrics for management to assess the balance of skills and future competencies needed in their workforce. Ms. Vaccarella possesses a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
Introduction-continued Beth Z. Deighan, President Casino Careers Online, Casino Executive Search and Gaming Hospitality Executive Search Beth Z. Deighan has more than 18 years of senior management experience in the gaming industry and has opened two casino-hotel resorts. She has held the positions of Executive Director of Marketing, Director of Human Resources and Director of Casino Administration. Ms. Deighan has a Master’s Degree in Public Relations and Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with minors in Journalism and Psychology. She is a graduate of the Babson College Human Resources Executive Program, as well as the Ramada Management Institute’s Hospitality Management Program. She also possesses Certification in Employee Relations Law from the Institute for Applied Management and Law.
Introduction-continued Donald Hoover, Recruitment Specialist and HR Consultant Don Hoover has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s Degree in Science in Hospitality Management from Farleigh Dickinson University. Donald was the Executive Director of Human Resources at the Tropicana Resort Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City where he was responsible for licensing, benefits, training, recruiting and administration. In this position, Donald handled the complete spectrum of hiring including all executive employees of the company. In addition to his attention to detail, patience and perseverance, Donald’s possesses an outstanding ability to interview candidates.
This project will enhance the visibility of CMU in the public eye and enhance future endowment contributions for years to come.
Through Mona Vaccarella’s resources and professional networking, introduce the project and test it in any Gaming Hospitality venue around the world; including the Pittsburgh Casino all the way to Macau!
Other schools are waiting to hear of this project like FDU but this connection with CMU seems right
The Project-Inspiring the Workforce-Linking Baby Boomers with Millennial Generation
Born Prior to 1965
Over 77 Million in the Workforce today
Baby Boomers are required to work well beyond age 65
Employers Who Attract them :
Pay for Performance
Prefer Office Environments
Social Networking and Delegating Work style
Technology literate but not savvy
Analytical support through subordinates
Combine Generation X & Y
Millennial population to replace Baby Boomers is not sufficient
Employers Who Attract Them:
Reward and Motivational Programs
Ongoing training programs supported
Office environment supports tools needed to multi-task and enhance analytical models.
Virtual Home Office Supported
Variable Work Schedules
Enjoy creative, innovative and independent work/tasks
Very intelligent and embrace all technology tools
Communicate via blogs, texting, skype, sms messaging, etc.