At Work With...La Tanya Love

LaTanya Love

WHO SHE IS: Senior Staff Recruiter, Human Resources

YEARS AT PENN: 5.

WHAT SHE DOES: Love gives hiring officers and managers advice on how to bring on a new employee. She also screens resumes as they come in and forwards candidates who best fit the qualifications for the job.

TYPICAL NUMBER OF PENN JOBS OPEN: Around 400.

NUMBER THAT LAND OF HER DESK: “About 100 to 125.”

WHEN SHE GETS TOUGH: “We’re directly involved with salary negotiations. We look for internal equity within a department and within the whole university. Someone might want to bring in an administrative assistant at a high rate and I’d have to tell them that based on equity within your department you have four others making such and such an amount. Sometimes people think were trying to be the bad guys, but we’re not. ”

Originally published on January 27, 2005