The In's and Out's of Internships

May NOARK Membership Meeting-FREE WEBINAR

Categories: HR Event

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Topic:  The In's and Out's of Internships (Student Involvement Meeting)

NOARK/CAHRA is offering free registration in May to all Arkansas college students majoring in Human Resources or with an interest in HR.  The program topic will be Internship Programs.  Students will have an opportunity to ask questions of the presenters via chat. The meeting on May 11th will start promptly at 11:30a and end no later than 1:00pm.  Before registering online, please send a message to eat0@eau0eav0eaw0 and include your name and university attending.  You will be sent a coupon code to enter for your free online registration. 

Speaker: Angela Johnson-Jones, Talent Acquisition Manager, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Angela Johnson-Jones is Manager of Talent Acquisition with Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. She joined the company in 2017 as a contractor and became the Supervisor of Recruiting in November 2017 before being promoted to her current position in December 2020.  Angela has a passion for identifying talent and presenting opportunities to qualified candidates. Her Human Resources (HR) Recruitment career began in 2004 while she was in Japan. Angela wanted to help military spouses maintain stable work history while abroad. In four years, Angela placed over 200 military dependents in contractor positions in Yokosuka, Japan.  

At Arkansas Blue Cross, Angela oversees Talent Acquisition's operations and strategic planning, which includes identifying, attracting, and acquiring top talent for Arkansas Blue Cross. She ensures a strong focus on the candidate and hiring leader experience and compliance with the company’s policy and state and federal regulations. Also, she creates effective relationships with hiring leaders and HR partners to develop and implement hiring strategies to meet the area’s specific needs. Also, she coaches other HR staff on talent acquisition strategies.  

Angela has an adventurous streak that comes out in a love of ziplining. She also enjoys canvas painting. It is her go-to after a long day at work.