Cassandra Gersh

University of North Texas | Adjunct Professor

About Me

As a recruiter for Hilton Worldwide, I seek to explore the endless possibilities of how to connect the best in each field with the best in the industry. Hilton strives for excellence and works to provide the best guest service in the tourism and hospitality world. As a part of this organization, I will provide the best opportunities to top candidates who are ready for a career minded move within a growing organization that believes in developing it's internal guests.

With more than 550 hotels and resorts – and 140 new locations in development – across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. We are recognized as an innovative, forward-thinking leader that offers best-in-class products, services and amenities, including outstanding restaurants and our new highly acclaimed eforea: spa at Hilton experience. From inaugural balls and international award galas to business events and personal moments, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all.

With a legacy of forward-thinking leadership, Team Members at Hilton Hotels & Resorts welcome guests in more countries than any other full-service hotel brand. Join us if you know how to make people feel cared for, valued and respected.

As the most recognized name in the industry, travelers all over the world have been saying “Take me to the Hilton” for almost a century. And because of our innovative approach to products, amenities and service, Hilton continues to be synonymous with hotel across the globe. Hilton Hotels & Resorts remains the stylish, forward thinking global leader of hospitality – and we help make traveling easier with our smart design, innovative restaurant concepts, authentic hospitality and commitment to the global community.

Work Experience

University of North Texas
Adjunct Professor
December, 2015
  • Adjunct Professor in the College of Arts & Sciences- Department of Communication Studies.

  • Spring 2016, 2017- Communication in Conflict Management

  • Fall 2016- Organizational Communication Management

Hilton Worldwide
, Sr. Corporate Recruiter
February, 2015
  • Manage full-cycle recruitment processes for Accounting, Finance, IT, eCommerce, Architecture & Design, and Marketing teams for Hilton Worldwide corporate level positions

  • Train and mentor new-hires for the corporate recruitment team

  • Create and analyze recruitment reports for monthly, quarterly and annual presentation

  • Develop training materials and topics for increased learning

  • Develop recruitment strategy for hiring managers and HR business partners

  • Manage application process for active applicants by optimizing Taleo talent management systems

  • Increase visibility of corporate openings through optimizing social media and external posting sites

  • Negotiate competitive offers and facilitate the new-hire process

  • Negotiate contracts with external recruiting agencies; manage external recruitment processes and compliance

  • Lead departmental calls for Accounting and Finance