Leveraging nearly 20 years of diversified experience as a consultant and project manager, Kara Waite has extensive expertise in implementing and maintaining HR technology solutions for mid-to-large organizations, both domestic and international. Prior to joining Talent Function, Kara managed multiple implementations for several talent acquisition and CRM systems, including Oracle/Taleo, Vurv, Kronos (Unicru), Mr. Ted, Smashfly and Avature. She also has experience with Oracle Taleo Social Sourcing and other custom-built talent management systems.
Kara has a proven track record of success in leading teams to achieve successful talent management initiatives, including recruiting and sourcing solutions and process management. She has also demonstrated expertise in leading and coordinating concurrent implementations, carrying out all phases of the project lifecycle. In addition, Kara is adept at mapping out recruitment processes and desired outcomes, while considering the needs of the recruiter, hiring manager and candidate experience. In addition to her professional experience, Kara holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Florida.