Kara Yarnot is VP, Strategic Consulting Services at HireClix, a leading recruitment advertising and consulting firm. HireClix's consulting practice provides talent acquisition consulting and advisory services to employers in a variety of industries and markets. Her areas of expertise include recruitment strategy, technology evaluation and selection, social recruitment, talent branding, process and technology optimization, and ROI evaluation.
Kara has over 17 years’ experience in talent acquisition at Fortune 500 companies as SAIC, Boeing, and Intel. She founded Meritage Talent Solutions, a strategic recruitment consulting firm, in 2013 to bring innovation and disruption the industry. In 2017, HireClix acquired Meritage and Kara joined the leadership team. Her past and current clients include Schneider Electric, CVS Health, Commerce Bank, BART, Northrop Grumman, Hudson’s Bay Company, CoreCivic, and McKesson.
Kara is a frequent speaker at industry events. She holds an MBA from the University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University. When not helping clients innovate, Kara can be found volunteering for canine rescue organizations, training for her next half-marathon or Ragnar relay, or traveling the world in search of a great bottle of wine.
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