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Deirdre Simmons, PHR

Deirdre Simmons, PHR

Business Owner, Change Catalyst, Dreamer and Sr. HR Consultant

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Brooklyn, Other

I'm an HR professional skilled at filling the gaps, figuring it out and helping organizations and people get to where they need to be...my journey is to function as an extraordinary influential strategic leader. There is a strong need at the core of who I am to do more, be more, and to pour into other people's lives ...

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“We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.” Mao Tse-Tung quote Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the dese...
Skills
Salsa Dancing, Training, Executive Coaching, Performance Management, Workforce Readiness Presentations, Motivational Speaking, Swing Dancing, Human Resources
Interests

Delivering value added seminars and training sessions Managing my non-profit that seeks to create a space where men and women dialogue about relationSHIPS, financial intimacy, domestic violence and empowerment resulting in better, healthier relationships, communities and parents Working on becoming a published author ...

A high level human resources position where I positively impact the organization, help make or maintain the organization as an employer of choice and partner with operations and the C-Suite to build/maintain a quality HR department. I also want to promote my books (future success as an author on HR, leadership and other topics) and do motivat...

Purdue University

B.A., Organizational Communications w/SPV & Mgmnt

Graduate School USA

EEO, Equal Rights Advising

It is important to learn various aspects of our profession. I am happy to say I have achieved my Equal Rights Advising Certification.

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Education

UCONN School of Business

M.S., Human Resources Management

Education represents growth and a pathway to knowledge and wisdom. I want to get to the "next level" personally and professionally and a graduate degree from a top business school is a good step in the right direction.