Barbara Cohen Farber, a well-known Talent Acquisitions Specialist in the Long Island (NY) region was recently elected to serve as a Board Member for the Moxxie Mentoring Foundation, a non-profit foundation that works toward mentoring young women on Long Island. The Moxxie Network is a business community comprised of high achievers who provide resources, connections and experiential knowledge to peers. Their Mission is to create a continuum of support for women as they work their way through life.
Barbara first became affiliated with Moxxie three years ago and her support for the organization continued to grow as she shared its vision and goals. A long-time member of the staffing and employment industry, Barbara’s career in recruitment and search began more than 30 years ago, the last 17 spent at LLoyd placing administrative and executive admin talent in the organization’s Support Community. Prior to joining LLoyd, she served as Director of Staffing and Director of Training and Development for 15 years at a large national staffing firm based in Manhattan. During her extensive career in the staffing industry, Barbara has helped thousands of individuals find satisfying employment, in addition to the millions that she has coached. She continues to stay in touch with clients and candidates alike amassing one of the largest qualified candidate pipelines in the industry. Barbara’s expertise is sought by clients for her talent in finding the precise skill sets, backgrounds, and most of all, a strong cultural fit that is essential to the right connection between candidate and employer. Her goal is to be an extension of her clients’ Human Resources department and to help increase their overall productivity.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Barbara no longer serves on the Board of Moxxie, her term has ended; however, she continues to support their endeavors and believes in the value of mentorship, networking and and career advocacy.
Next month she will participate in Aim Resources Group’s ACCELERATOR CALL event on May4th, speaking on questions to ask a recruiter.
Barbara has consistently demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the development of the Long Island workforce and Human Resources Community. As an active member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Long Island Chapter, she was a member of the Workforce Readiness Committee, and currently serves on the Membership Committee. She regularly volunteers to share her expertise with high school and college students through group presentations, career fairs and mock interviews. She’s been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and has appeared multiple times on WebTV. An active member of the Moxxie Network and the Moxxie Foundation, she volunteered to be a Jr Moxxie Mentor. She enjoys coaching students in LLoyd’s internship program who are planning to pursue HR, Business or Recruiting careers. Barbara received her Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oneonta in Business Economics, with a minor in Business Communications. In 2010 she was honored by Long Island Business News with the “50 around 50” award in recognition of outstanding achievements, leadership and contributions to Long Island.