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At CareerBuilder, the nation's largest online job site with more than 23 million unique visitors and over 1 million jobs, Rosemary Haefner is responsible for developing and implementing global strategies for employee engagement, talent management, organizational design, recruiting, compensation, benefits, and community outreach. In this role, Rosemary conducts extensive research on global recruitment trends and tactics, job seeker behavior, workplace issues, employee attitudes and HR initiatives.
Pulling from her 20 years of extensive HR experience and research, Rosemary is an employment expert who regularly addresses a variety of industry forums as well as appears on national Television (CNN, FOX NEWSCHANNEL, The Today Show, The Early Show, etc.) and radio (NPR, CBS Marketwatch, etc.) programs to discuss the state of the job market, hiring practices and a multitude of workplace issues.
Under Rosemary's leadership, CareerBuilder has received numerous employment focused awards including BusinessWeek's Best Places to Launch a Career, Training Magazine's Top 125, ComputerWorld's Best Places to Work in IT and 'Best Places to Work' features by Chicago Magazine, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Glassdoor.com, and the Tribune. Rosemary also received the 2008 American Business Award for "Human Resource Executive of the Year."
Before joining CareerBuilder, Rosemary headed up the Midwest Region's Employee Services team for RCN Corporation. Prior to this, she served as Vice President of Human Resources for AGENCY.COM as well as a Senior Human Resources Consultant at McGladrey & Pullen. Rosemary has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.