Carol McDaniel

Director, Global Talent Acquisition, Delta Air Lines

Prior to joining Delta Air Lines as the Director, Global Talent Acquisition,  Carol served as the Director of Talent Acquisition with Johns Hopkins Health System, where she oversaw, directed, and managed a team of 10 in the recruitment process for one of the most progressive organizations in the healthcare industry to meet the needs of a demanding pediatric hospital under the Johns Hopkins Health System.

After serving in the United States Air Force for ten years, McDaniel's experience in the Talent Acquisition Industry began in Olsten Staffing, Lucent Technologies as a corporate recruiter, and she worked for Bernard Hodes Group for 12 years working with organizations to put Talent acquisition strategies in place. Her background combines extensive Human Resource consulting, recruiting, marketing and advertising expertise. With her strong understanding of the many challenges in today's competitive labor market environment, she is considered a subject matter expert in the employer marketing and branding process. This expertise has proved to play a crucial role in the development of talent management and acquisition strategies.  She has been featured on NPR's "All Things Considered" and NBC Nightly News for her innovative strategies in "Geo-Fencing" and Re-targeting" in the Talent Acquisition arena. Carol sits on the Talent Acquisition Special Expertise Panel for the Society of Human Resource Management as an advisor and contributor to SHRM's talent initiatives.  Carol is a frequent speaker at HR and SHRM events, national programs, and training seminars to focus on the areas of talent acquisition and talent communications.

Content Featuring Carol McDaniel

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Talent Acquisition Design for the Disappointed

June 13, 2019 | Carol McDaniel

Candidate experience matters when engaging and hiring the best candidates in your pipeline, but what about the experience of those who don’t receive a job offer?

If your organization mismanages this delicate stage of the hiring process, ...

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Re-inventing Talent Acquisition for Healthcare

June 11, 2018 | Carol McDaniel

Competing for top talent has never been more challenging in healthcare. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is in a time of major transformation as they strive to become the leading pediatric hospital in the country. This transformation ...

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Competing for Top Talent in a Scarce Environment

March 12, 2018 | Carol McDaniel

In a tight labor market, innovative organizations are experimenting with new ways to out-recruit the competition. Carol McDaniel of Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital shares how her organization is using new technologies and new methods to attract key talent.