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Recruitment, Digital Marketing, SEO Content & Marketing

Chicago, IL
February 23, 2020

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Kay Sanders

**** *. ******* ***** *****, Chicago, IL 60615

Phone number: 773-***-****


LinkedIn Profile:


Professional Communicator in business and creativity. Over 5 years of experience in written/verbal communication, human resources, online content/media management. Expertise includes working with clients, maintaining relationships, full-cycle recruitment, confidential data, customer service, branding, training and development, creating job fairs and events, administration coordination, journalism, search engine optimization, content marketing, research, writer, sales and social media management.


Leader, collaborator, creator, resourceful, adaptable, team builder, engager, problem solver, efficient, effective, patient, organizer. Skilled at training, conducting interviews, employee orientation, social media, and content strategies.

Microsoft Office, E-Verify, iCIMS, Onboarding Systems, Direct Office, Field Glass, Adobe, HRIS Systems, Newton, Unisys, Practice Fusion, Marketpowerpro, Mailchimp, Constant Contact, Shutterstock Photographer, Cross Match Data, facial recognition, finger printing,


2011 Professional Studies in Human Resources - Keller Graduate School of Management, Chicago, IL

1997 Bachelor of Arts, Print Journalism - Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL


Radio Host 4/2019 - Present

Blog Talk Radio/ON AIR Network

Radio Show is entitled, “Black Taboo, the Naked Truth,” Mental Health Awareness Platform where I, Lovejoy Empowers discuss subjects that aren’t touched in the Living room or at the Kitchen Table. This is a moment to use utensils of life. A time to mix/blend, heat/measure the daily tools to sharpen minds and emotions. It is a time when I invite listeners, guests and anonymous callers to voice issues of concern for discussion, resources and to simply be an outlet for those that need to be heard.

Digital Marketing Management/Social Media Instructor of Basics (Remote) 4/2019 – Present

WaKanna for Life

Recruit business owners, brokers, students, customers, retail stores and team leaders.

Assist Executives in creating engagement and new experiences. Oversee/create online strategy; create motivation; manage SEO (keywords).

Manage research, marketing for brands, products, services and identify trends.

Generate leads for customers/clients and maintain content, designs and images; create landing pages, optimize and heighten visibility, blog, advertise, sale, produce photo stock, etc.

Write/create content for WaKanna and Lovejoy Empowers for channels of communication.

Collaborate with V.P. of Operations on events and marketing strategies; create recipes, fun facts, social events and content that can be used long term in cannabidiol (CBD)

Assistant Executive Director 12/2017 - Present

Teach Them How

Assist CEO, administrative duties, Social Media Management, Public Relations, and other miscellaneous tasks.

Business Consultant/Business and Creative Content Writer 12/2011 - Present

Lovejoy Empowers (Google Lovejoy Empowers for proven SEO) Visit:

Assist clients in visual communication, recruitment, website designer, speaker, SEO Specialist, Social Media management, case studies, white paper, proposals, SEO Content Marketing, Tutor for Social Media Basics, Certified in Cannabidiol and research content, assist startups.

Manpower, Contract Recruiter/Remote 02/2017 – 11/2019

Allstate, Woodridge & Northbrook, IL

United Airlines Algonquin Job Fairs

•Performed Full-Cycle Recruiting for Data Analyst, Clerks, Admins, Switchboard Operators, Customer Service Representatives, Ramp Representatives, Auditors, etc.

•Screened, Sourced, and performed Onboarding for new candidates,

•Interviewed, hired, terminated, and administered skill assessments

•Completed Digital Marketing, promoted job opportunities, conducted background checks, facial recognition and finger printing.

•Communicated with Clients, Candidates, Management, Team Lead, and hiring managers. Conducted performance evaluations, new employee orientations, supervised over 20 employees and coaching, monitored phone activity, and terminated employees when requested immediately, provided drug test & background checks.

•Interviewed several candidates at the Double Tree on Algonquin Road for 30 minutes each time requested at United Airlines. References can also be provided by United Airlines Corporate Human Resources Team.

Full – Cycle Contract Recruiter 8/2017 – 12/2017

SCR Medical Transportation

Sourced & screened for CPS Pace Drivers, Call Center & Switchboard Representatives, Administrators, etc., posted/advertised positions, worked at job fairs & developed new clients.

CONTRACT POSITIONS: 10/2015 to Presently Registered

Human Resources & Administrative Roles (Temporary/Contract Positions)

Stivers Staffing Services

• Customer Service/Host - National Society of Hispanic MBA Conference at McCormick Place

& Customer Service/Host -National Association of College & University Attorneys the Sheraton

• Survey Analyst for American Hospital Association. Assisted Management/completed up to 100 calls a day to Executives/Doctors for events, data changes/inputted data in Excel.

• Recruiter Assistant/Front Desk Clerk at Swedish Covenant Hospital. Assisted Recruiters with onboarding, paperwork as completion signed. Assisted candidates/doctors/patients/security.

• Office Manager for Uptown Research Institute of Rehabilitation for Mental Illness. Worked with CEO/Nurses for front desk management. Verified hospital information for patients, add patients for mental studies, research & arranged rides for studies. Scheduled appointments.

• Benefits Asst.-John Marshall Law School. Assisted Benefits Manager on dates/termination dates.

• Intern Recruiter for Fox 32. Assisted Manager, administrative tasks, filing, and recruited interns for Fox, Channel 32 Communications.

• HR Generalist - Sidley Austin LLC. Verified resume accuracy for lawyers, data, and assisted staff.

Human Resources Generalist/Receptionist (Permanent Position) 4/2006 – 4/2016

Stivers Staffing Services

• Recruited/performed on-boarding for clerical, administration and bilingual candidates; processed employment verifications, subpoenas/garnishments; administered benefits.

• Coordinated corporate newsletter, social media and other communications.

• Communicated/acknowledged staff anniversaries, HR duties, maintained client base, quality control, reports, analyzed policies. Liaison between operations & 30 staffing branches.

K. Sanders continues…


Nathalie Thompson, V.P of Operations WaKanna 630-***-****

Kenneth Johnson, CEO BRO-N-LAWS BAR-B-Q 312-***-****

Naimah Mohammed Blog Talk Radio 312-***-****

Charles Taitt Taitt Photography 773-***-****

Manpower Partnered with United Airlines

Sandra Reed, United Airlines Sr. Recruiter 847-***-****


Recruiter Hillary Redfield 847-***-****

Joc’Queline Coleman, Program Delivery Lead, Recruitment Process Outsourcing

(Manpower/United Airlines) Email: Joc’

Stivers Staffing Services

Michelle DeForest, Human Resources Manager 312-***-****

Ruth Lindo – Jones, Area Staffing Manager 312-***-****

Personal References

Nicole Holmes, AT&T Integration Systems Manager 708-***-****

Vicente Dozier, Cook County Sheriff Deputy 773-***-****

Nicole Jennings, Railroad Retirement Board Administrative Officer 708-***-****





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